Comments about Certificate II in Wool Handling - On Campus - Bendigo - Victoria
The Certificate II in Wool Handling is for people wanting to learn the skills needed to work in shearing sheds as rouseabouts, or as part of the wool classing program.
Basic literacy and numeracy. Other Entry Requirements Participants must be physically fit and prepared to work in an outdoor environment.
Certificate II in Wool Handling
Key Study Areas
* working in the shearing sheds
* penning up sheep
* board duties
* pressing wool
Where • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
Conducted over two weeks during the shearing school or as part of the wool classing program.
Selection Process • Individual Interview
Successful completion of this certificate will enable you to apply for work in the shearing industry, e.g. in a shearing team for a contractor.
Further Study Options
On successful completion of this course you may choose to continue on to the Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation, or the Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling.
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
RTC2701A Follow OHS procedures
RTC2702A Observe environmental work practices
RTC2705A Work effectively in the industry
RTC2801A Participate In Workplace Communications
RTE2117A Pen sheep
RTE2119A Perform board duties
RTE2120A Assist with pressing wool
RTE2216A Assist in preparing for shearing and crutching
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.