22539VIC Course In Introductory Shearing

This 5 day Course in Introductory Shearing course provides highly sought-after practical skills for the shearing environment, enabling you to become employable as a “learner” in commercial wool harvesting operations throughout Australia.

The Course in Introductory Shearing is suitable for participants ranging from those new to the shearing industry, to wool handlers looking to learn new skills in shearing & farm workers wanting to gain experience in shearing and crutching.

You will learn about a range of skills such as handling sheep for sheep shearing, requirements specific to shearing & using equipment such as grinding combs, cutters & setting up a handpiece, maintaining your health & wellbeing for the shearing industry & financial budgeting for seasonal workers. Throughout the course you will also be taught all aspects of wool handling, wool pressing & clip preparation to prepare you to go straight into the industry.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

COURSE DURATION5 Days 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: None

PRE-REQUISITES Minimum Age 16

DELIVERY LOCATIONS: Statewide across Victoria. 

ACCREDITED UNITS

AHCWHS201 Participate in Work Health & Safety
AHCWRK204 Work Effectively in the Industry
AHCLSK217   Apply Animal Welfare Principles
AHCSHG206  Prepare handpiece & Downtube for Machine Shearing
VU22877        Apply self-managementskills to maintain own health in the                                   shearing industry
AHCSHG205  Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing
FNSLFLT201  Develop & Use a Personal Budget
AHCSHG210  Undertake Basic Shearing and Crutching

WHERE TO FROM HERE:

On completion of the Course in Introductory Shearing you can further your skills by undertaking pathways into AHC21316 Certificate II in Shearing & AHC32916 Certificate III in Shearing where you will receive extra training & in-shed coaching to take you to a professional level, increasing tallies & shearing to a high quality.

CONCESSION STUDENT FEE $25

FUNDED STUDENT FEE $125

FULL STUDENT FEE $250


PLUS MATERIALS $50


To determine your eligibility for funding phone our office on

1300 787 984 or

email admin@swti.edu.au


Download our Course Fees 2020 here:

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