Certificate IV in Wool Classing

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

This qualification is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It is a specialist wool classing qualification for wool classers and enables them to apply for registration with AWEX Ltd. as a professional Australian wool classer.


14 core units


  • Core: Maintain WHS processes
  • Provide first aid
  • Appraise wool using industry descriptions
  • Prepare wool based on its characteristics
  • Prepare fleece wool for classing
  • Prepare skirtings and oddments
  • Document a wool clip
  • Determine wool classing strategies
  • Plan, implement and review wool harvesting and clip preparation
  • Establish work routines and manage wool harvesting and preparation staff
  • Class fleece wool
  • Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures
  • Press wool for a clip
  • Perform shed duties.

Standard entry requirements

No minimum education

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Rowan (Rural Science) Domestic: $15,038
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

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