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
Location
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Mt Rowan - Rural Skills Centre
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Length
1.5 years
Qualification Code
AHC41316

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.

MAINTAIN WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCESSES
AHCWHS401
APPRAISE WOOL USING INDUSTRY DESCRIPTIONS
AHCWOL301
PREPARE WOOL BASED ON ITS CHARACTERISTICS
AHCWOL303
PREPARE FLEECE WOOL FOR CLASSING
AHCWOL304
PREPARE SKIRTINGS AND ODDMENTS
AHCWOL305
DOCUMENT A WOOL CLIP
AHCWOL307
PRESS WOOL FOR A CLIP
AHCWOL310
PERFORM SHED DUTIES
AHCWOL311
DETERMINE WOOL CLASSING STRATEGIES
AHCWOL401
PLAN, IMPLEMENT AND REVIEW WOOL HARVESTING AND CLIP PREPARATION
AHCWOL403
ESTABLISH WORK ROUTINES AND MANAGE WOOL HARVESTING AND PREPARATION STAFF
AHCWOL404
CLASS FLEECE WOOL
AHCWOL405
IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCEDURES
AHCWRK401
PROVIDE FIRST AID
HLTAID003
Mondays - either 2 to 5pm or 6 to 9pm

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

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

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

Fees are subject to change annually.

Tuition and material fees (if applicable) will be charged at enrolment.

For further information regarding tuition and material fees, please view 2021 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) .  

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.

Fee assistance: VET Student Loans may be available for eligible Diploma and Advanced Diploma enrolments.

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

2021 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 2021.

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 Federation University 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