Certificate II in Shearing

AHC21316

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification provides an entry level occupational outcome in shearing. It recognises the work of a novice shearer who is able to shear a minimum of 40 adult merino sheep or 50 adult crossbred sheep per day to an acceptable industry standard. The shearing industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Shearer - novice level
  • No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Professionals

    28.2%

    Professionals
    Technicians and Trades Workers

    26.1%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers

    22.5%

    Labourers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Education and training

    26.9%

    Education and training
    Agriculture, forestry and fishing

    20.2%

    Agriculture, forestry and fishing
    Administrative and support services

    13.8%

    Administrative and support services

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Career Pathway

    Certificate II in Shearing is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management.


    Stream

    Shearing/Wool Harvesting & Handling

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Stream

    Animal Production
    Rural and General Operations
    Production Horticulture
    Irrigation
    Conservation and Land Management
    Indigenous Land Management
    Horticulture
    Arboriculture
    Retail Nursery
    Gardening
    Seed Testing and Production
    Permaculture
    Grain Production

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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