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 DURATION: 5 Days
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: None
PRE-REQUISITES: Minimum Age 16
DELIVERY LOCATIONS: Statewide across Victoria.
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.