Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Shearing and Wool Harvesting


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This short course will help you start your career in the sheep and wool industry as a shed hand. Enrol in a full qualification and work as an in-demand shearer or wool handler across Australia. Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:- Pen and prepare sheep to shear and crutch,- Shear and crutch sheep to industry standards,- Assemble combs and cutters,- Prepare hand pieces and downtubes,- Tally crutched sheep count,- Understand animal welfare legislation and codes of practice, and- Work safely in the shearing shed.


  • Prepare combs and cutters for machine shearing
  • Prepare combs and cutters for machine shearing
  • Prepare combs and cutters for machine shearing
  • Prepare combs and cutters for machine shearing

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Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 week

Fee comments

Campuses: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus.

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.You will need to provide your own PPE, covered in work boots and clothing appropriate to undertake shearing and crutching tasks. Stationery to undertake the qualification.

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