This qualification will develop your knowledge and practical skills to sort and classify wool into various sale types. You will learn skills in determining wool classing strategies, valuing wool, supervising work routines and staff performance, managing shearing and crutching operations, as well as classing wool for special markets. At the end of the course, you should also be able to provide information and advice on wool preparation, and implementing and monitoring quality assurance procedures. The course is available in Melbourne, Geelong and Rural Victoria.
Successful candidates will have skills in:
- Clip preparation and pressing
- Classing strategies
- Valuing and marketing wool
- Shed management
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
AHCWOL301 Appraise wool using industry descriptions
AHCWOL303 Prepare wool based on its characteristics
AHCWOL304 Prepare fleece wool for classing
AHCWOL305 Prepare skirtings and oddments
AHCWOL307 Document a wool clip
AHCWOL310 Press wool for a clip
AHCWOL311 Perform shed duties
AHCWOL401 Determine wool classing strategies
AHCWOL403 Plan, implement and review wool harvesting and clip preparation
AHCWOL404 Establish work routines and manage wool harvesting and preparation staff
AHCWOL405 Class fleece wool
AHCWRK401 Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
AHCWHS401 Maintain work health and safety processes
Assessment includes both theory and practical assessments.
Professional Wool Classing stencil can be applied for through Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX).
Certificate IV in Wool Classing allows participants to apply for registration as a professional wool classer in Australia.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.
This allows you to register as a professional Australian Wool Classer. This qualification will also enhance the opportunities for graduates to further their careers in the wool industry, including farm manager, wool buying and exporting and wool broking.
BLENDED LEARNING, PART-TIME: 12 MONTHS
When You Can Start
Flexible starting times throughout the year.
Depends upon location and delivery method.
It's mandatory to complete the course placement in the workplace. This can be organised in conjunction with your wool classing teacher.
There are no formal entry requirements. However, it is strongly advised applicants have completed Year 12 or are over age 16.
Government Funded $601.50 (Tuition $601.50, Materials $0.00)
Concession $120.30 (Tuition $120.30, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $6,015.00 (Tuition $6,015.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
Any course enquires please ask students to contact Norm Tozer(Wodonga TAFE Contractor) 0409 130 813
How to apply
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Face to Face in a dynamic interactive classroom setting or by Correspondence with flexible practical sessions organised to suit students needs.
Diploma of Agriculture
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