AHC21316 Certificate II in Shearing

Course Duration: Over a 12 month period, full-time/part-time

Training Location: Statewide – Victoria

Commencement Dates: Flexible start times throughout the year

Study Level: Certificate II

Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification

At RIST, our philosophy is to develop critical thinking skills which will produce adaptable, resilient, resourceful students who are technologically competent, can think for themselves and show initiative in the workplace.
Your Agricultural Career Starts Here
Do you dream of a career that’s not just a job? Imagine catching the day’s sunrise as you commence the day’s work in the wide open spaces, fresh air and the chance to put your skills to work or maybe an office view that includes animals over colleagues and car parks.

Graduates who complete a Certificate II in Shearing at RIST have gone on to work in shearing sheds across the country and to compete in shearing competitions with great success.

Taking The Next Step
Students who complete a certificate II in Shearing through RIST can take their learning and their careers to the next step by using the skills and knowledge learnt to enhance their career. The Certificate II in Shearing provides participants with the skills to shear sheep to a high standard, as well as increasing their speed, with a knowledge of the working environment, the industry they operate within, occupational health and safety, and wool quality improvement. The Certificate II in Shearing is aimed at participants seeking employment in the shearing industry as a full time occupation.
Where Can Agriculture Take You?
Australia’s vibrant agricultural industry leads the world with its innovative and technologically advanced practices. It is one of the most rapidly expanding industries in the country – and with a qualification in agriculture, a world of wide ranging possibilities await. Whether you are into science, business, communications, working with plants and animals in a laboratory or in the great outdoors, careers in agriculture are diverse and exciting, with endless opportunities for travel, adventure and personal development.
Fees and Charges:

For eligible participants, this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Please contact RIST if you require more information regarding course fees.

Can I get credit for previous study/experience?

RIST offers the opportunity for students to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) in all nationally recognised training that RIST is able to offer.

When can I start?

To register, email info@rist.edu.au or call 03 5573 0943

How do I apply?

Contact RIST on:  

Phone: 03 5573 0943

Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Further Information:

Raelene Laidlaw, Program Coordinator

Ph: 0407 255 065, Email: rlaidlaw@rist.edu.au