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Certificate III in Wool Clip Preparation

Course Code: AHC33010
Study Area:
Agriculture, Horticulture and Land Management

Are you interested in gaining an owner classers certificate or pursuing a career as a professional wool classer? This course is ideal for experienced people already working in the industry who wish to further their knowledge and skills in woolclassing.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Part time - Traditional Classroom - 2 - Year/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Employment in a range of roles in the sheep and wool industry.

  • Prepared to work in an outdoor environment
  • Physically fit
  • Minimum year 11 or equivalent

Course overview

Ideal for experienced people working in the wool industry who wish to further their knowledge and skills in wool classing and gain owner classer registration Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX).

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Written test

Learning options
  • Classroom

Key study areas
Classing wool, pressing wool, preparing facilities for shearing and crutching, wool characteristics, quality assurance, supervising wool shed staff.

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate IV in Woolclassing AHC41310 at Bendigo TAFE or Agriculture certificate at other institutions


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

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*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more

This page was last updated on 20/02/2015 2:34 PM

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