Industry Overview

If you enjoy dealing with people and are a good communicator then a job in the racing industry could be of interest to you. Your main responsibilities could entail taking bets and debiting credit accounts, issuing tickets and preparing summaries of transactions, monitoring amounts of money placed on race entrants and answering betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person.

You’ll need to have a keen knowledge of the racing industry to provide advice to your customers, and be a great communicator. Most of the job will be talking to customers and ensuring their bets are captured correctly and answering a lot of questions.

Training & Qualifications

Training and study options for this industry can include Apprenticeships and Traineeships, VET and university pathways. You can start your career in this industry at a Certificate II level, before moving on to certificate II or attain a Diploma if you wish. Specific courses could include:

  • Certificate II in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration
  • Certificate IV in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
  • Diploma of Racing Services (Racing Administration)


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Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

There are currently no scholarship and graduate programs available for this industry. But check the job stream below for job opportunities!

Job Stream

Featured Job
  • 12 Month Cadetship Program in the Thoroughbred Industry (18 yrs - 24 yrs)

  • Thoroughbred Industry Careers
  • The Explorer Program is 12 Month Cadetship in the world leading Australian Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding Industry. It includes a 12 week intensive training component plus two paid work placements with Australia's leading racing stables and stud farms.
    • 12 month Cadetship Program where you will earn and income for 9 months of the program
    • Learn from the best horse people in the Thoroughbred Industry from trainers like Gai Waterhouse and Chris Waller.
    • Be a part of the first Thoroughbred Cadetship in Australia
  • Racing IndustryStablehand
  • Mon 14 Jan , 2019
  • Richmond, New South Wales