CERTIFICATE III IN ADVANCED WOOL HANDLING

National Code: AHC33116

Duration: 12 Months

Start: Anytime

This qualification focuses on a specialist wool handling role and allows individuals who are already working in the wool handling industry to develop further skills and knowledge in order to fulfil specialist roles in the organisation.

 

The wool industry expects individuals with this qualification to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Traineeship.

Core and Elective Units

Core Units

Unit Code

AHCLSK217

AHCWOL201

AHCWOL203

AHCWOL304

 

AHCWOL305

 

AHCWOL308

AHCWOL311

AHCWRK306

AHCWHS301

Unit Title

Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock

Pen sheep

Carry out wool pressing

Prepare fleece wool for classing

Prepare skirtings and oddments

Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching

Perform shed duties

Comply with industry quality assurance requiremnets

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Electives

Unit Code

Unit Title

AHCWOL303

AHCWOL310

Prepare wool based on it characteristics

Press wool for a clip

10

Total Number of Units to Complete

9

Number of Core Units

2

Number of Elective Units

*Elective units can be changed to meet your needs and employment context within the limits of the packaging rules specific to the qualification.

Job Opportunities

Job roles vary across different industry sectors and may include:
 

  • Wool handler

  • Leading hand rouseabout

  • Shearing shed hand

Entry Requirments

There are NO entry requirements for this qualification

Training Options

Flexible delivery with on farm, onsite training and assessment

Costs

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

Government subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $1690

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.

Trainees: $1000

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.