This course is for people interested in gaining an owner classers certificate or pursuing a career as a professional wool classer and/or for experienced people already working in the industry who wish to further their knowledge and skills in wool classing.
Certificate II in Wool Handling. Basic literacy and numeracy. Other Entry Requirements Minimum Year 11 or equivalent. Participants must be physically fit and prepared to work in an outdoor environment.
Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation
Key Study Areas
Key study areas include:
* Classing wool
* Pressing wool
* Preparing facilities for shearing and crutching
* Wool characteristics
* Quality assurance
Where • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
There are many study options available for this course, including:
* Class based
* Industry based (on-the-job)
* Part time evening
* Self paced
The total duration of the training program will be defined by the negotiated training plan, however you are encouraged to complete this qualification within 24 months.
Selection Process • Individual Interview
On successfully completing this course you will be eligible for employment in a range of roles in the sheep and wool industry. You will also be eligible to register as an Owner Classer with AWEX.
Further Study Options
Certificate IV in Wool Classing (Professional Classer).
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
RTC3701A Respond To Emergencies
RTC4701A Implement and monitor the enterprise OHS program
RTE3103A Apply quality assurance procedures in wool preparation
RTE3108A Class fleece wool
RTE3111A Appraise wool using industry descriptions
RTE3120A Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching
RTE3130A Supervise clip preparation
RTE3138A Determine wool characteristics
RTE3141A Prepare fleece wool for classing
RTE3142A Prepare skirtings and oddments
RTE3145A Press wool
RTE3902A Document a wool clip
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.