Certificate II in Shearing


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 a novice shearer who is able to shear a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult crossbred sheep per day 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 core units

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply animal welfare principles to handling and husbandry of livestock; Crutch sheep; Shear sheep to novice level; Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing; Prepare handpiece and downtube for machine shearing; Undertake basic shearing and crutching; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Work effectively in the industry; Participate in work health and safety processes.

Related Careers:

Shearer, Shearing Shed Hand,
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