Trainer's Licence (Thoroughbreds) - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to train thoroughbreds as racing horses, or operate a licensed business that trains horses for the purpose of competing in industry-regulated events. There are different classes of licences available.

To ensure that new applicants are fully aware of the requirements of any category of licence, applications forms will be forwarded to interested persons upon enquiry.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • apply in writing
  • have attained the age of 18 years
  • have a current First Aid Certificate
  • comply with any conditions, insurance requirements, Codes of Practice, guidelines, and registrations of the racing industry
  • have completed, or be prepared to undertake, a Certificate IV in Racing (Thoroughbred Owner Trainer)
  • pay any required fees.

Inspection of stables and interviews are conducted by stewards as part of the licensing process.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Expires on 31 July.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $751.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Trainer's Licence (Thoroughbreds) - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Racing Regulation Act 2004 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Office of Racing Integrity

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Racing Services

Office of Racing Integrity

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: Henty House
Level 2
1 Civic Square
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Mailing address: PO BOX 1329
Launceston, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6777 1900
Fax: 03 6334 2436
Website: Office of Racing Integrity (Opens in new window)