CERTIFICATE LEVEL Certificate II
COURSE NAME Certificate II in Shearing
NATIONAL COURSE NUMBER AHC21316
TRAINING PACKAGE NAME Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management
COURSE DURATION Up to 12 months
This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in shearing. It recognises the work of a novice shearer who is able to shear a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult crossbred sheep per day to an acceptable industry standard. The shearing industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.
CORE AND ELECTIVE UNITS
Total number of units to complete: 9
Number of core units: 9
Number of elective units: Nil
Crutch and shear sheep to an acceptable industry standard. Grind combs and cutters and prepare hand piece for shearing. Work safely and effectively in the industry and participate and apply environmentally sustainable work practices.
Job roles for candidates with this qualification include:
Shearer novice level and Crutcher
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. You need to be employed as a shearing trainee at this level.
Flexible delivery with in-shed training and assessment with regional workshops in NSW.
Start Date: TBA
Contact name: Phillip Ward
Duration: Up to 12 months depending on skills and knowledge that you have from working in the wool harvesting industry.
COSTS: $1000 student contribution fee.
This training is subsidised by the NSW government
LEARNING RESOURCES: Paper based notes, You tube videos, AWI resources
Resources you need to supply: Handpiece, combs and cutters (suitable for different types of sheep), clothing and footwear suitable for shearing.
UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER
If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training you need a USI to receive your qualification or statement of attainment. Australian Agricultural Training can assist you with this or alternatively you can create your USI by going to https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi
Please contact Australian Agriculture Training on 0432665331 or email email@example.com
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL)
You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so you may wish to have this recognised. This may reduce your training time. Please contact us.
Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:
Certificate III in Shearing