Qualification details

AHC21410 - Certificate II in Wool Handling (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by AHC21416 - Certificate II in Wool HandlingThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC21410 Certificate II in Wool Handling 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTE20303 - Certificate II in Wool Handling 09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841517 Wool Handler 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9921-17 Shearing Shed Hand 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sheep 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Wool Handler 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841517 Wool Handler 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9921-17 Shearing Shed Hand 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not Applicable


This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in wool handling. The wool industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling, Certificate III in Agriculture.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.

Job roles 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Wool handler

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Pathways Information

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary


Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Writing to audience needs
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements
  • Sharing information


  • Working as an individual and a team member


  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams

Initiative and enterprise

  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Being appropriately resourceful
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Managing time and priorities
  • Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies


  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning


  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of eight (8) units made up of seven (7) core units and one (1) elective unit.


  • a maximum of one (1) unit may be selected from Certificates II or III in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the wool handling industry.


Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS201A Participate in OHS processes


AHCSHG202A Assist in preparing for shearing and crutching


AHCWOL201A Pen sheep

AHCWOL202A Perform board duties

AHCWOL203A Carry out wool pressing


AHCWRK204A Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK202A Observe environmental work practices