Training Quality Assurance Certification

BECOME TQA CERTIFIED!

There are two ways to get certified. Choose the best option for you:

OPTION 1

Full-Time or Part-Time at TVCC

On campus training for 11-week term, attend 3-day clinic to earn certifications.  Must sign up for class at TVCC to get access to TQA curriculum.  

OPTION 2

Hybrid-Online Course through TVCC

Online instruction for 11-week term, attend 3-day clinic to earn certifications.  Must sign up for class at TVCC to get access to TQA curriculum.  


TQA Industry Certificates

A) Colt Starting Test (4 Phases)

  1. Colts started on TVCC campus
  2. Score a 90% or better on TQA test
  3. Judged by TQA Clinic Instructors
  4. TQA Industry Test
    1. Task Completion (25% of Score)
    2. Foundation (25% of Score)
    3. Temperament (25% of Score)
    4. Client Education/ Interaction (12.5% of Score)
    5. Horse Health and Welfare (12.5% of Score)
    6. Industry Test Break Down

B) Day Work Tests

  1. Reining (4 Phases)
  2. Fence Work (4 Phases)
  3. Feed Lot (4 Phases)
  4. Ranch Roping (4 Phases)
    1. Branding
    2. Team Doctoring
    3. Single Doctoring
    4. Calf Doctoring

C) Rope Horse Tests

  1. Team Roping Heading (4 Phases)
  2. Team Roping Heeling (4 Phases)
  3. Break Away (4 Phases)