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Richmond College is located in the Hawkesbury Valley and is a major centre for training in animal care, agriculture, landscaping and horticulture. Training is also offered in business administration, employment preparation and information technology. Staff use innovative and flexible training solutions to prepare students for industry valid assessment. The college is five minutes by car from the towns of Richmond and Windsor and a 20 minute walk from East Richmond station.

The college houses the EcoSkills Centre for environmental and sustainability studies and provides facilities for its training in equine, farriery and animal care within its beautiful natural surrounds. The Australian Racing and Equine Academy (AREA), a training partnership with Racing NSW to provide world class training and assessment across a range of equine career areas, is also located at Richmond.

Richmond College provides a full range of student support services including customer service, canteen, library, learning support, counselling, careers advice and outreach.

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EcoSkills Centre

EcoSkills Centre

An EcoSkills Centre has been built at Richmond College.

Business and individuals benefit through training in current and future sustainable practices e.g. renewable energy, sustainable food generation practices, energy efficient horticulture production, native vegetation and conservation, water conservation and re-use, carbon capture and livestock management.

EcoSkills Centre: read more

Australian Racing & Equine Academy


A partnership has been formed between Racing NSW and TAFE NSW Western Sydney Institute. Recently the partnership launched their new web site "The Australian Racing & Equine Academy". This new web site has been developed to provide information for horse trainers and parents, advice for students and prospective employees to the racing, equine & performance horse industries, plus so much more.

Australian Racing & Equine Academy: read more

Dog Grooming Salon

Pet Grooming

Richmond College Animal Care students are providing a Dog Grooming service under the supervision of their teachers to meet the Training Package requirements.

Dog Grooming Salon: read more

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