The education and training grant programme is available to all who work in the Irish racing and breeding industry, whether you work in a racing yard, a stud farm, or at a racecourse or sales house you are eligible to apply for the grant programme. The programme is also open to all Jockeys, both professional and amateur.

    The programme will make a contribution towards the cost of any accredited course or training programme and forms part of CARE’s commitment to providing access to education and training opportunities for employees in the racing industry.

    The main accreditation body in Ireland is Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), for details about QQI and the various levels on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) please click the QQI button below.

    For comprehensive, annually updated information about further and higher education and training options in Ireland and further afield please click the Qualifax button below:

  • QQI
  • Private Suites

    Professional Jockeys

    For full details of how to apply for the jockeys education and training grant programme

    Private Suites

    Racing Industry Employees

    For full details of how to apply for the racing industry employees education and training grant programme

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