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Course Info

Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Shearing and Wool Handling

Course Code: 900-82126

Overview

The nationally recognised Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Shearing and Wool Handling launches your career in the wool industry. Learn to position and control sheep for shearing and crutching. Take advantage of possible travel opportunities and potentially earn well in this vital industry.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Step into the world of shearing, and through theory and practical course work learn to:

  • Perform basic wool removal as part of a shearing and crutching operation
  • Comply with work health and safety, animal welfare and biosecurity policies
  • Follow industry codes and sustainability practices
  • Crutch sheep
  • Recognise and report hazards in the workplace

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • A passion for working with animals, particularly sheep
  • An understanding of animal welfare legislation and codes of practice
  • Good communication skills
  • Good collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • High physical fitness and mobility

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
  • Gain experience in shearing sheep and knowledge about animal welfare practices
  • Techniques to crutch and shear sheep
  • Techniques to make the job easier using more efficient movements
  • Credit towards a Certificate II in Shearing

GROW YOUR CAREER

Ready to commit to a full qualification in this field? This Statement of Attainment gives you a strong foundation to succeed in your chosen trade.

Explore your options and discover the full range of TAFE NSW Shearing courses on offer.

Career opportunities:

Graduates who complete a related certificate or diploma go on to roles like:

  • Shearer or crutcher
  • Wool handler
  • Wool classer
  • Wool broker

Locations

This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Short Course
  • Combination
  • Full Time

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Inverell: Full Time, Combination

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 12 Dec 2022
  • Duration: 1 week

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