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Qualification details

AHC41210 - Certificate IV in Shearing (Release 2)

Summary

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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from AHC10 Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTE40403 - Certificate IV in Shearing09/Jun/2011

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) 10/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 Shearer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4612-11 Shearer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Sheep 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Shearing Shed Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 Shearer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4612-11 Shearer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported Units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification relates to shearing at the professional level. This requires a high standard of workmanship at a rate of at least 120 sheep per day.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

Certificate III in Shearing.

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:

Professional shearer

Shearing coach

Shearing contractor

Shearing shed manager

Shearing team leader

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

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

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Coaching, mentoring and giving feedback

Problem-solving

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

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Planning and organising

  • Managing time and priorities
  • Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques.
  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning

Technology

  • 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.

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS401A

Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Shearing 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCSHG303A

Maintain and service shearing handpieces

AHCSHG304A

Shear sheep to professional level

AHCSHG401A

Apply advanced shearing techniques

AHCSHG402A

Conduct equipment experting for machine shearing

AHCSHG403A

Account for shearing shed supplies

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction