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Course Info

Certificate IV in Wool Classing

National Course Code: AHC41316

Overview

Complete the nationally accredited Certificate IV in Wool Classing to become a professional wool classer registered with the Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX). Build your career in shearing, wool handling and wool clip and be part of a prestigious and profitable industry.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Appraise wool and determine characteristics that effect final product value
  • Manage shearing and crutching operations
  • Class wool to industry code of practice standards
  • Prepare wool clips for sale
  • Liaise with wool growers and brokers to determine classing strategies
  • Work safely to meet WHS requirements
  • Implement and monitor quality assurance processes

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities that will help you get ahead:

  • Leadership skills
  • High level communication skills
  • Team work and collaboration skills
  • Strong organisational skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Be successful in this course and gain:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Eligibility to register as a professional wool classer
  • Job readiness to apply for supervisory and management roles

GROW YOUR CAREER

Complete this course and apply to become a professional wool classer and register with the Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX).

Career opportunities:

  • Registered wool classer
  • Wool brokers - as wool area managers or stock agents
  • Wool store workers
  • Farm or station management

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Australia is the number one producer of premium quality, fine wool in the world. Wool production has played a crucial part in our economy for 200 years and right now, the industry is experiencing the highest prices for wool that it has seen for many years. As sustainability becomes a priority for consumers, the benefits of wool as a natural, durable, beautiful and sustainable fibre mean that demand continues to increase.

Locations

This course is currently available at 9 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Part Time Day

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,240.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 2 Years

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