CERTIFICATE II IN SHEARING
National Code: AHC21316
Duration: 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 Traineeship.
Core and Elective Units
Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock
Shear sheep to novice level
Grind combs and cutters for shearing
Prepare handpiece for machine shearing
Undertake basic shearing and crutching
Participate in work health and safety processes
Work effectively in the industry
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Total Number of Units to Complete
Number of Core Units
Number of Elective Units
Job roles for candidates with this qualification include:
Shearer novice level
You need to be employed as a shearing trainee
You need to supply your own handpiece, combs and cutters (suitable for different types of sheep), clothing and footwear suitable for shearing
Flexible delivery with in-shed training and assessment with regional workshops in NSW
*The amount you will pay will depend on your individual circumstances
Government subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1340 FEE FREE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption.
Recognition of Prior Learning
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.