Certificate IV in Wool Classing

Longerenong College Course Code:
Study Mode:
Part-time self-paced
Course Length:
1 Year Full-time
Course Comencement:
Anytime of the year
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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
  • Agribusiness


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.


Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?

These courses have no specific entry requirements.


Can I get recognition for previous study/experience?

You are able to gain recognition of skills and knowledge obtained through formal training, work experience and/or life experience. If you believe you are able to demonstrate the required level of competence in a unit you can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by contacting the Administrative Officer.

Where you have already successfully completed the same unit of competency, you are able to apply for Credit Transfer (CT) for that unit. No fees apply for CT.


Next Steps

When do I start?

Participants are able to commence at almost any time by negotiation. Please contact the Administrative Officer to discuss.

How do I apply?

Students enter the course by direct application to Longerenong College. Direct application forms are available by contacting the Administrative Officer or go to Apply Now on the Longerenong website (www.longy.com.au)

Fees and Finance

Information regarding fees and finance is available by contacting the Administrative Officer via details below.


Need further information?


Contact the Administrative Officer:

Email: info@longy.com.au

Phone: (03) 5362 2222

Toll Free: 1800 814 294

Fax: (03) 5362 2213

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