SA 5 Day Novice Shearing & Woolhandling Course
The SA 5 day novice shearing and woolhandling 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 SA 5 day novice shearing and woolhandling course 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 South Australia
AHCWHS201 Participate in Work Health & Safety
AHCLSK217 Apply Animal Welfare Principles
AHCSHG206 Prepare handpiece & Downtube for Machine Shearing
AHCSHG205 Grind Combs and Cutters for Machine Shearing
AHCWOL202 Perform Board Duties
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.