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Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, NSW

Bachelor of Equine Science

Education Pathways NSW Thoroughbred Industry

English National Stud Newmarket, Suffolk UK

Diploma Stud Practice and Management (Full time)

Introductory Short Courses (Part time)

Accredited Qualifications

Godolphin Flying Start Global

Thoroughbred Management Diploma (2 years - full time)

Hunter Thoroughbred Breeders Association Hunter Valley, NSW

Hunter Valley Industry Discovery Tours

Annual Scholarship to Irish National Stud Breeding Course

Irish National Stud Co. Kildare IRELAND

Thorougbred Industry Breeding Course (Jan to Jul)

Racing NSW Team Thoroughbred Training Academy NSW (Workplace wide)


Silverdale Farm Academy Southern Highlands, NSW

Silverdale Farm Academy is providing select enthusiastic interns the opportunity to participate in immersive on-stud learning experiences as part of their Internship Programs.





Silverdale Farm Equine Internship Program

Course inclusions: Tuition, training, experience and networking with industry professionals in a real-world environment, leading to employment with potential of a life-long career in any sector of the horse industry.


TAFE NSW in conjunction with Silverdale Academy is offering an immersive Horse Industry short course that includes a five day on-site Internship. This program aims to provide participants with an understanding combined with related experience at Silverdale Farm.


Interns will have the opportunity to be involved in hands-on activities, coupled with knowledge and theory sessions across the program. The program is designed to introduce interns to the roles and responsibilities of a career working with horses. It provides insight into the horse industry as a whole, encompassing horse breeding, spelling and agistment, racing, horse care, health and welfare, safe handling practices and general farm duties.


Whilst studying at TAFE NSW and the Silverdale Academy, you can you earn a Nationally recognised Industry qualification. Your career will get the best start possible for a range of horse industry positions! The Internship program gives you a qualification that enables you to move into any sector of the horse industry with the opportunity to keep adding further qualifications –building credentials that are fit for Industry requirements.


Nationally Recognised Qualifications include:

• ACMEQU212 Handle horses safely

• ACMEQU217 Load and unload horses

• AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

• ACMGAS202 Participate in workplace communications

WHERE:  Online / A week on-site

WHEN:  Applications open.

Online learning commences:  12 June 2023

Onsite experience commences: 24 July 2023

(Warwick Farm Race Track (ATC))

Online learning concludes: 31 August 2023

Online learning commences: 23 October 2023

Onsite experience commences: 4 December 2023

(Silverdale Farm, Sheepwash Rd, Avoca)

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Subsidised by the NSW Government




Supervisors, Leadership & Management Industry Training Courses Scone, Newcastle, Warwick Farm, Southern Highlands and Wagga Wagga

Supervisors, Leaders, Managers Short Courses



TAFE NSW Various Regions NSW

Industry Discovery & Work Ready Programs


Foaling Night Watch Course & Cert III Horse Breeding (Traineeships Available)


Cert IV Vet Nursing (Equine) and Cert IV Horse Breeding (2023 EOI open)


Cert II Rural Operations (Equine & Livestock)            Cert IV Farriery (Apprenticeships Available)