Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling

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  • Objectives
    The Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling builds on the skills already learnt in the Certificate II in Wool Handling, and provides the advanced technical skills required by wool handlers in today's modern shearing sheds.
  • Entry requirements
    You must successfully complete the Certificate II in Wool Handling before applying for this course. Other Entry Requirements You need to have access to shearing operations to practice and build on the skills being learnt.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    This course includes:

        * First Aid
        * Dealing with emergencies
        * Preparing the shed for shearing and crutching
        * Preparing fleece wool for classing
        * Preparing skirtings and oddments
        * Pressing wool

    Where     • Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)

    Duration Options     

    There are many study options available for the Certificate III in Advance Wool Handling, including:

        * Industry based (on-the-job)
        * Part time day or 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

    Employment Opportunities    

    On successful completion of this course you will have the skills to work as part of a shearing team (e.g. for a shearing contractor).

    Further Study Options    

    After completing this course you may choose to continue on to the Certificate IV in Wool Classing, or use this certificate towards a Certificate III in Agriculture.


    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
    RTE3120A     Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching
    RTE3141A     Prepare fleece wool for classing
    RTE3142A     Prepare skirtings and oddments
    RTE3145A     Press wool

    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.

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