PART 2 - TRAINER'S LICENCES AND PERMITS FROM THE AUTHORITY - (C)3 to (C)20
5. Initial application for licence or permit
5.1 A Person who applies for a trainer's licence or a trainer's permit must use the Prescribed form.
5.2 Procedures for the consideration and determination of applications are set out in Schedule (A)9.
5.3 The initial application must be received at the Authority's office at least 2 months before the date on which the licence or permit will be required.
5.4 No licence or permit may be granted unless the applicant meets the criteria and other requirements as may be established by the Authority from time to time.
5.5 At any time after receiving an initial application under this Rule and before determining it, the Authority may require an applicant to
- 5.5.1 attain a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) at Level 3 in Racehorse Care and Management,
5.5.2 satisfactorily complete the Authority's training course in 'Racehorse Management',
5.5.3 satisfactorily complete the Authority's training courses in 'Business Skills' and 'Staff Management', or
5.5.4 show that he has already completed a training course which is approved by the Authority or otherwise acceptable to it.
5.6 Nothing in Paragraph 5.5 restricts any other requirements that the Authority may impose.