Certificate II in Shearing (10)

Central Regional TAFE, TAFE WA

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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


9 units: 8 core; 1 elective

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 elective

Study Pathways:

Further training pathways include Certificate III in Shearing and Certificate III in Agriculture

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Moora No info No
Northam No info No
Merredin No info No
In April 2016, Durack Institute of Technology, Goldfields Institute of Technology Kalgoorlie campus and the CY O'Connor Institute Northam, Merredin and Moora campuses formed Central Regional TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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