CERTIFICATE II IN WOOL HANDLING

National Code: AHC21416

Duration: 6 Months

Start: Anytime

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

Core Units

Unit Code

AHCLSK217

AHCSHG202

AHCWOL201

 

AHCWOL202

 

AHCWOL203

 

AHCWRK202

 

AHCWRK204

AHCWHS201

Unit Title

Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock 

Assist in preparing for shearing and crutching

Pen sheep

Perform board duties

Carry out wool pressing

Observe environmental work practices

Work effectively in the industry

Participate in work health and safety processes

8

Total Number of Units to Complete

8

Number of Core Units

0

Number of Elective Units

Job Opportunities

Job roles for candidates with this qualification include:

  • Wool handler

  • Wool presser

  • Roustabout

  • Penner up

Entry Requirments

There are NO entry requirements for this qualification

Training Options

Flexible delivery with in-shed training and assessment

Costs

*The amount you will pay will depend on your individual circumstances

Government subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1000

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.

Please contact Australian Agricultural Training for a personal fee assessment or access the Fee Schedule

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.