AHC33016 Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation
Course Duration: 12 to 24 months, full-time/part-time
Training Location: Western Districts of Victoria
Commencement Dates: Flexible start dates throughout the year
Study Level: Certificate III
Entry Requirements: Students must have access to a working woolshed.
Your Agricultural Career Starts Here
RIST students are encouraged to participate in wool handling competitions in Australia and New Zealand, and in recent years our students have had success in these competitions.
Taking The Next Step
Students who successfully complete their Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation are eligible for an Owner Classer Registration which will allow them to class wool on their own property. On satisfactory completion of this course you may then wish to undertake a Certificate IV in Wool Classing. Students undertaking this course as a standalone, or as a Traineeship, will undertake 12 units.
- Some of the topic covered are:
- Work place practices and procedures
- Wool preparation for classing
- Wool characteristics
- New technologies in clip preparation
- Managing shearing operations
- Industry supervision and documentation
The course also involves a work experience component in an operational shed.
Where Can This Course Lead 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’re 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?
When can I start?
Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Raelene Laidlaw, Program Coordinator
Ph: 03 5573 0943, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org