The Certificate III in Shearing teaches the skills to shear sheep to a high standard, as well as increasing students’ speed. The Certificate III in Shearing is aimed at participants seeking employment in the shearing industry as a full time occupation. The course develops knowledge of the working environment and the industry shearers operate within. Alongside teaching topics such as occupational health and safety, and wool quality improvement.
Students who complete a Certificate III in Shearing through RIST can take their learning and their careers to the next step by using the skills and knowledge learnt.
Graduates who complete a Certificate III in Shearing through RIST have gone on to work in shearing sheds across the country and to compete in shearing competitions with great success.
Eligibility Criteria :
To be eligible to enrol in this qualification applicants must be able to demonstrate shearing skills and knowledge at Certificate II in Shearing level by completion of that certificate or by recognition of prior learning.