Qualification details

AHC33110 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling (Release 2)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 22/Jun/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by AHC33116 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool HandlingThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC33110 Certificate III in Advanced Wool handling 26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTE32003 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling 09/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 Shearer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4612 Shearers 
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 Advanced Wool Handler 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 Shearer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4612 Shearers 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

June 2012. Corrected typographical error in Pathways and Entry Requirements. Removal of reference to Certificate II in Wool Clip Preparation.


This qualification focuses on a specialist wool handling role and allows individuals who are already working in the wool handling industry to develop further skills and knowledge in order to fulfil specialist roles in the organisation. The wool industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

Certificate II in Wool Handling

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV in Wool Classing or Certificate IV in Agriculture.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job roles 

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

Shearing shed hands

Wool handlers

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Credit for this qualification may come from completion of Certificate II in Wool Handling

Employability Skills Summary


Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :


  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Sharing information


  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team


  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams
  • Applying a range of strategies in problem solving

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Using basic business systems for planning and organising
  • Being appropriately resourceful
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role.
  • Participating in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements


  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning
  • Contributing to the learning of others


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

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of eight (8) core units.


Occupational Health and Safety 

AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes


AHCWOL201A Pen sheep

AHCWOL304A Prepare fleece wool for classing

AHCWOL305A Prepare skirtings and oddments

AHCWOL308A Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching

AHCWOL310A Press wool for a clip

AHCWOL311A Perform shed duties


AHCWRK306A Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

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