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Employment Opportunities

Equine/RacingTrainer & Assessor

* Published - September 4, 2018
* Location - 15-17 Dimboola Road Horsham, Australia
* Job Type - Full-time
* Skills - Trainer and Assessor


Skillinvest is a leading Registered Training Organisation, providing employment, education and training services throughout Victoria and South Australia, with office locations in Adelaide, Bairnsdale, Ballarat, Dandenong, Donald and Horsham. Skillinvest also incorporates Longerenong College, one of Australia’s foremost institutions specialising in agricultural vocational education and training for over 125 years. We exist to deliver exceptional employment, education and training services, to create opportunities for growth and prosperity for our customers, students, our communities and staff.

We are currently seeking a trainer with expertise, to deliver training and assessment services across the range of our Equine/Racing programs based from our Adelaide office. The successful candidate will need to be a self-starter and will need to demonstrate the skills to develop teaching and learning strategies and develop strong relationships with local stakeholders. Interstate and intrastate travel is required.

Key Selection Criteria;

Minimum qualification - Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAE40116) or equivalent;
An appropriate qualification within the Racing/Equine industry with 5 years demonstrated industry experience.
Riding instructor qualifications or 3 years minimum trackrider experience including jump outs.
A commitment and ability to facilitate learning in an adult environment and demonstrated organisational skills applicable to an educational setting.
Satisfactory ongoing South Australian Police Check and a Working with Children's Check.
Current Australian driver's licence.
For further information and to obtain a position description please contact David Cookson on 0439 552 402 or

TO APPLY: Written applications addressing key selection criteria, a detailed resume and contact details of three referees should be sent to Ian Westhead at

All enquiries and applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Applications close 5pm, Monday, 24th September, 2018.