Concession Fee $25

Funded Fee        $125

Full Fee               $250


Plus Resources $50

To determine your eligibility for funding phone our office on 1300 787 984 or email admin@swti.edu.au

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

ACCREDITED UNITS

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.

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