About the course
The Certificate IV in Wool Classing is a specialist wool classing qualification which, once completed enables participants to apply for registration with the Australian Wool Exchange Ltd (AWEX Ltd) as a professional Australian wool classer.
Flexibility is the key to these courses. You can enrol at any time during the year and attend class on a part-time self-paced basis. Students can access support through face-to-face or by telephone and internet.
What are the potential career outcomes?
Certificate IV in Wool Classing allows participants to apply for registration as a professional wool classer in Australia. This qualification will enhance the opportunities for graduates to further their careers in the wool industry as well as in career areas such as:
- Farm management
- Wool buyer/brokering
How do I gain a qualification?
Tis course has been designed to meet the qualification requirements of the Certificate IV in Wool Classing (AHC41316) as part of the Rural Production Training Package (AHC) and as prescribed by the Australian Qualifications Framework.
What do I study?
The course comprises a number of units of competency from the nationally accredited Rural Production Training Package (AHC). Units are delivered under topic areas such as:
Certificate IV in Wool classing
- Preparing fleece wool for classing
- Preparing skirtings and oddments
- Quality assurance
- Classing fleece wool
- Documenting the wool clip
- Determine wool classing strategies
- Managing wool harvesting operation
including staff management
- Wool valuing and marketing
How is the course delivered?
Participants undertake the programs on a flexible, self-paced basis. On campus attendance is required for about 2 days/week by negotiation.