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Qualification details

AHC32916 - Certificate III in Shearing (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC32910 - Certificate III in ShearingThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC32910 Certificate III in Shearing. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 Shearer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sheep 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Shearer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 Shearer 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification covers occupational outcomes for shearing at the professional level. This requires a high standard of workmanship at a rate of at least 120 adult merino sheep or 140 adult crossbred sheep per day. The shearing industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Shearer - professional level

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible to enrol in this qualification applicants must be able to demonstrate shearing skills and knowledge at Certificate II in Shearing level by completion of that certificate or by Recognition of Prior Learning.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 8

  • Core Units = 8
  • Elective Units = 0

Core Units

Livestock 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCLSK331

Comply with industry animal welfare requirements

Shearing 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCSHG204

Shear sheep to improver level

AHCSHG302

Prepare combs and cutters for machine shearing

AHCSHG303

Maintain and service shearing handpieces

AHCSHG304

Shear sheep to professional level

AHCSHG305

Maintain consistent shearing performance

Work 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWRK305

Coordinate work site activities

Work health and safety 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is not equivalent to AHC32910 Certificate III in Shearing.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72