Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation

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  • Objectives
    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.
  • Entry requirements
    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.
  • Academic title
    Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation
  • Course description
    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)

    Duration Options     

    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

    Employment Opportunities    

    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.

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