Careers and Training

Want to start a career in racing but not sure how? Take a look at the job options below and the training that is available

How can I start my career?

Most people will have a feel for whether they want to work directly with horses or in an office based role. Even the jobs that don't involve working with horses are likely to see you out and about from time to time - that is one of the benefits of working in racing! There are so many different types of jobs in the racing industry you will need to have a good think about what your skills are and where you might most enjoy working.

Getting started

Take a look at the wide range of courses and training opportunities available

What job could I do?

Discover the many different jobs that are available in racing

Discover the Industry

From community engagement to pay and prospects, you can find out more about the racing industry here.

What are my prospects?

No matter where you are in your career, we have a path for everyone.

Course Dates

Assistant Trainers’ Course

Northern Racing College – 26th September – 28th September The Assistant Trainers Course is a three-day course reflecting the importance of the assistant trainers’ role within stables and on the racecourse.  The course is also … Read more

Stable Staff Foundation Course

Northern Racing College Start date 16th June For more information please contact Sarah Beattie on 01302 861029 or email sarah.beattie@northernracingcollege.co.uk   Read more