Certificate II in Shearing
Rural Industries Skill Training Centre Incorporated
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Hamilton||No||Flexible Delivery, Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It provides an entry level occupational outcome in shearing. It recognises the work of an improver shearer who is able to shear sheep to an acceptable industry standard. The shearing industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Participate in OHS processes; Crutch sheep; Shear sheep to novice level; Shear sheep to improver level; Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing; Prepare handpiece and downtube for machine shearing; Work effectively in the industry; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices. Plus electives.
About Rural Industries Skill Training Centre IncorporatedEstablished in 1992, Rural Industries Skill Training Centre Inc is a Registered Training Organisation located in Hamilton, Victoria. RIST initially delivered specialist training for Victorian wool producers, but now delivers training covering a wide range of topics relevant to the rural community throughout Australia. Training is available in areas including agricultural production, cattle and sheep management, pasture management, animal nutrition, cropping, marketing, risk management, OHS, wool classing, shearing, animal health and natural resource management. RIST contracts industry experts to present training at a location to suit the course participant. The traineeship program includes the Certificate II through to Certificate IV in Agriculture, and the Diploma of Agriculture program is conducted from the Hamilton centre. RTO code: 4198
Certificate IICourse code: AHC21310
- Flexible Delivery = 2 years
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 2 years
- Part-time internal = 2 years
9 units: 8 core; 1 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Shearers harvest wool from sheep using power-driven handpieces that are fitted with combs and cutters.