The SRA provides learner-based training for people wishing to pursue a career in racing as well as supporting those already working in the industry who wish to upskill their knowledge and expertise . Building on existing good practice and assets , the SRA has created a series of innovative and new qualifications which have been written to provide choice to learners , whilst nurturing talent .
Our courses are recognised by the British Horseracing Authority for the delivery of specialist racehorse care qualifications in Scotland . They provide students with vital knowledge , skills and expertise in racehorse care , riding , exercise , and industry regulations to progress and develop a career within the industry . The courses have been designed to cater for all abilities , from individuals already working within the sector and wishing to upskill to new entrants and school leavers .
Our courses include :
• Full time work based option
• Full time college based option
• Flexible stable staff option
• Schools option
For more information , or to enquire about any of our courses , please visit scottishracingacademy . scot or email info @ scottishracingacademy . scot
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Welfare, support and useful websites
The racing industry has a strong support network and takes its
responsibility for those that work within it very seriously. It is the
British Horseracing Authority’s role as the governing body to ensure
the continued health and successful development of the sport and its
people. It works with many associations and organisations to provide
a good support network for everyone working in racing, especially
young people. Compared to many other jobs, working hands-on with
horses, racing has a defined and well-structured benefits package.
For further information, take a look on the careersinracing website.