CERTIFICATE III IN SHEARING
National Code: AHC32916
Duration: 18 Months
This qualification covers occupational outcome for shearing at the professional level.
It requires a high standard of workmanship at a rate of at least 120 adult merino sheep or 140 adult crossbred sheep per day.
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
Comply with industry animal welfare requirements
Shear sheep to improver level
Prepare combs and cutters for machine shearing
Maintina and service shearing handpieces
Shear sheep to a professional level
Maintain consistent shearing performance
Coordinate work site activities
Contribute to work health and safety processes
Total Number of Units to Complete
Number of Core Units
Number of Elective Units
Job roles for candidates with this qualification include:
Shearer professional level
To be eligible to enrol into this qualification applicants must be able to demonstrate shearing skills and knowledge at Certificate II in shearing level by completion of that certificate or by recognition of prior learning
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
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.