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TAFE NSW trains next generation of shearing industry leaders

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09 November 2021 - 11:00 AM

Despite years of life experience on the land, fifth-generation Merino farmer and shearer Rachel Pritchard turned to TAFE NSW to get the skills and qualifications she needed to succeed in the...

TAFE NSW helps young couple find success in life and love

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11 October 2021 - 10:18 AM

Not only have TAFE NSW graduates Matt and Tahlia Raleigh launched successful careers in the shearing and wool industry, but it was their love of shearing that brought the Cootamundra newlyweds together.

New TAFE NSW course to help wool classer shortage at Grenfell

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02 February 2021 - 9:16 AM

TAFE NSW has moved to introduce a new Certificate IV in Wool Classing course at TAFE NSW Grenfell to meet the demand for skilled and registered wool classers in the region.

Esther outclasses her career at TAFE NSW

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27 September 2019 - 1:37 PM

TAFE NSW Bathurst graduate, Esther Werner, is proof of the changing perceptions of the wool industry. After studying a Certificate IV in Wool Classing, Esther has made the move to the New England area to work as a superfine wool handler for RP Layton Shearing Contractors.