Brooke ex­cels

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Jer­ilderie’s Brooke Sweeney re­ceived the Rac­ing Vic­to­ria Ltd (RVL) Award for Out­stand­ing Rac­ing Stu­dent in 2011.

She was recog­nised at the National Cen­tre for Equine Ed­u­ca­tion (NCEE) Grad­u­a­tion and Award cer­e­mony held in Wan­garatta on De­cem­ber 1.

The NCEE is a busi­ness unit of GOTAFE and pro­vides spe­cialised equine in­dus­try train­ing to the rac­ing, breed­ing, health and per­for­mance horse sec­tors as well as pro­vid­ing school-based ap­pren­tice­ships and VETIS pro­grams across Vic­to­ria, NSW and Tas­ma­nia.

The award night was at­tended by the grad­u­ates, their fam­ily and friends, em­ploy­ers and award spon­sors.

Guest speaker was Mike Becker, an in­ter­na­tion­ally known stud man­ager in the thor­ough­bred in­dus­try.

The stu­dents will grad­u­ate with a Cer­tifi­cate II in Equine In­dus­try, Cer­tifi­cate II in Agri­cul­ture, Cer­tifi­cate II in Rac­ing (Sta­ble­hand), Cer­tifi­cate III in Agri­cul­ture (Horse Breed­ing), Cer­tifi­cate IV in Rac­ing & Diploma of Rac­ing, Diploma of Equine Stud Man­age­ment and the Diploma of Equine Per­for­mance Man­age­ment.

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