Certificate IV in Wool Classing

Train to apply for registration as an Australian Professional Woolclasser with the Australian Wool Exchange.
Mt Rowan - Rural Skills Centre
Qualification Code
1.5 years
Ongoing enrolments

Whether you grew up on livestock farm or want to add to your skills in the agriculture industry, this program will train you to apply for registration as an Australian Professional Woolclasser with the Australian Wool Exchange. You'll learn about clip preparation, shed management and wool marketing.

Plus, if you have a signed training agreement, you can take this certificate as a traineeship.



  • Woolclasser

You may apply to the Australian Wool Exchange Ltd for registration as an Australian Woolclasser (Professional). You will be eligible to seek employment as a wool classer in shearing sheds or in other positions associated with the wool industry.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

AHCWOL304, 60 credit points
AHCWOL305, 60 credit points
AHCWOL307, 30 credit points
AHCWOL310, 25 credit points
AHCWOL311, 120 credit points
AHCWOL401, 40 credit points
AHCWOL405, 120 credit points
HLTAID003, 18 credit points

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LLG

National course code: AHC41316

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Minimum 2 weeks (80 hours) wool shed experience, or similar.

Mondays - either 2 to 5pm or 6 to 9pm

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions


You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact FedUni on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.



School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Sharon Cini