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Qualification details

AHC42216 - Certificate IV in Shearing Contracting (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training Packges by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.1-4.0 

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AHCLSK404 - Implement and monitor animal welfare programsImplement and monitor animal welfare programsCore
AHCSHG401 - Apply advanced shearing techniquesApply advanced shearing techniquesElective
AHCSHG402 - Conduct equipment experting for machine shearingConduct equipment experting for machine shearingElective
AHCSHG403 - Account for shearing shed suppliesAccount for shearing shed suppliesCore
AHCSHG405 - Arrange employment for shearing operationsArrange employment for shearing operationsCore
AHCSHG406 - Prepare shearing team wagesPrepare shearing team wagesCore
AHCWHS401 - Maintain work health and safety processesMaintain work health and safety processesCore
AHCWRK403 - Supervise work routines and staff performanceSupervise work routines and staff performanceCore
BSBSMB401 - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small businessEstablish legal and risk management requirements of small businessCore
BSBSMB402 - Plan small business financesPlan small business financesCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361211 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,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 511 Certificate IV 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification Description

This qualification focuses on the skills and knowledge required to run a shearing contracting business. Industry expects that individuals with this qualification will take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others within known parameters. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.

Job roles and titles will vary. Possible job title relevant to this Qualification include:

  • Shearing contractor

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 12

  • Core Units = 10
  • Elective Units = 2

Core Units

First Aid 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Livestock 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCLSK404

Implement and monitor animal welfare programs

Shearing 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCSHG403

Account for shearing shed supplies

AHCSHG405

Arrange employment for shearing operation

AHCSHG406

Prepare shearing team wages

Small and Micro Business 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

BSBSMB401

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

BSBSMB402

Plan small business finances

BSBSMB404

Undertake small business planning

Work 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWRK403

Supervise work routines and staff performance

Work health and safety 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

Elective Units

  • Select at least 1 unit from the elective list
  • 1 unit may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the shearing contracting sector and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 4

Delivery and facilitation 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL404

Mentor in the workplace

Shearing 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCSHG401

Apply advanced shearing techniques

AHCSHG402

Conduct equipment experting for machine shearing

Small and Micro Business 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

BSBSMB403

Market the small business

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

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