This Level 1 Award is ideal for someone with no previous knowledge or experience of racing and who wishes to gain a basic understanding of the industry.
It is the first in a suite of qualifications that provides a knowledge and understanding of how racing operates, including information about its structure, governance and administration.
Learning at this level is about knowledge of the basic structure of the racing and breeding industries and forms the building block for further learning and study. It will enhance your awareness of the wider industry and the people you are working with.
The qualification comprises three units:
"The course was really useful and provided me with more knowledge about the racing industry including its history. Coming from a non-racing work background, it has definitely helped me understand the elements of the industry and I really feel I that I know more now about my workplace." Anita Chand, HR Officer
You can study for this qualification in two different ways:
Alternatively, you can attend an Overview of British Racing one day seminar and then sit an invigilated test when you are ready to do so.
Want to know more or register your interest contact Michelle Douglas, Industry Recruitment & Training Department on 020 7152 0020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Michelle will be able to advise you the best way for you to study for this qualifications and the dates for the next tests and seminars. Test days are held throughout the year at either the National Stud in Newmarket, the British Racing School in Newmarket or the Northern Racing College in Doncaster.
If you decide to attend a dedicated seminar or the Overview of British Racing one day seminar and then sit the invigilated test, the cost would be £180 plus VAT per person.
If you want to take the self-study option and then sit the invigilated test, the cost would be £65 plus VAT per person.
Discounts available when booking for 6 or more people.