Prepare Handpiece & Downtube; Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing; Crutch Sheep; Undertake Basic Shearing and Crutching; Shear Sheep (to Novice/Improver Level) Cert II in Shearing
This learning resource covers the process of preparing handpieces for machine shearing. Work is likely to be under routine supervision and requires the ability to prepare combs, cutters and handpieces for shearing, lubricate and maintain handpiece and downtube, recognise and remedy health and safety hazards, carry out minor maintenance and report any OHS hazards to the appropriate person. Preparing handpieces and down tubes for machine shearing requires knowledge of components of a shearing handpiece, downtube terminology and assembly procedures for handpieces, maintenance and lubrication procedures for shearing equipment and handpieces, types of combs and cutters to use under different conditions and OHS policies and practices in the shearing shed.
AQF - Australian Quality Framework
Industry Classification Scheme
National Code - Training.gov.au
AHCSHG101A: Undertake basic shearing and crutching, AHCSHG201A: Crutch sheep, AHCSHG203A: Shear sheep to novice level, AHCSHG204A: Shear sheep to improver level, AHCSHG205A: Grind combs and cutters for machine shearing, AHCSHG206A: Prepare handpiece and downtube for machine shearing
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