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Clip Preparation - Owner Classers Training Program (Cert III in Wool Clip Preparation)

AQF: Certificate III
Industry: Agriculture
National Code: AHC33010
ISBN:978-1-86506-224-2
Correct clip preparation necessitates the identification of many different types of wool during shearing. Wool classers and wool handlers are required to identify different fleece types, and also various skirtings/bellies and oddment types.
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Grinding Principles For Shearing Combs And Cutters

AQF: Certificate III
Industry: Agriculture
Grinding Principles for Shearing Combs and Cutters forms one part in a series of three programmes. This programme explains and demonstrates the theoretical and practical aspects of sharpening combs and cutters for the shearing handpiece. The programme is divided into the following segments: Preparing the Disc, Pendulums, Understanding the Hollow Grind, Setting the Grinder and Pendulum, Grinding Safely, Reading the Sparks, Grinding Method and Grinding Hints.

Participate in OHS Processes (Cert II in Wool Handling and Shearing)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Agriculture
National Code: AHCOHS201A
ISBN:978-1-86506-844-2
This learning resource covers the process of following enterprise Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures. It requires the ability to comply with workplace procedures in hazard identification and risk control, observe safe practices during work operations and participate in arrangements for maintaining health and safety of all people in the workplace. Following OHS&W policies and procedures requires knowledge of employee and employer responsibilities under the OHS&W Act, enterprise procedures relating to hazards, fires, emergencies, accidents and risk control and OHS&W signs and symbols relevant to area of work. Note: the unit is base on the national guidelines for integrating OHS competencies into national industry Competency Standards.
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Participate in Workplace Communications (Cert II in Wool Handling and Shearing)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Agriculture
National Code: AHCWRK205A
ISBN:978-1-86506-940-1
This learning resource covers the process of effectively participating in workplace communications. It requires the ability to follow simple spoken messages, perform routine workplace duties, follow simple written notices, obtain and provide information in response to workplace requirements, complete relevant work related documents and participate in workplace meetings and discussions. Participating in Workplace Communications requires an understanding and knowledge of communications procedures, different modes of communication and basic mathematical processes and systems and technology relevant to the enterprise and the individual’s work responsibilities. This training resource is the same item that is offered in the Certificate II in Shearing.
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Prepare and Apply Chemicals - Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III
Industry: Pest Management
National Code: AHCCHM304
These units are designed to provide you with knowledge of the principles involved in the safe handling and use of chemicals, including pesticides, as well as how to safely transport and store.

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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

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Agriculture
National Code: AHCSHG206A
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.
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Setting the Handpiece for Shearing

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV
Industry: Agriculture
This programme demonstrates the correct procedure for assembling and adjusting the different components of a shearing hand piece. In particular, it demonstrates "Lead" and "Throw" and how to adjust the comb to achieve the correct cutting action.
Duration: 10 minutes.

Shearing Handpiece Maintenance

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV
Industry: Agriculture
This resource forms one part in a series. It demonstrates the correct procedure for: dismantling the hand piece into its components, identifying and replacing worn parts, re-assembling the hand piece and adjusting the hand piece to its correct settings. Towards the end of the demonstration is a trouble shooting segment, that identifies some problems that may be encountered while shearing and how to rectify these faults.
Duration: 30 minutes.

Wool Handling (Assist in Preparing for Shearing and Crutching, Pen Sheep, Perform Board Duties, Carry Out Wool Pressing, Observe Environmental Work Practices) (Cert II in Wool Handling)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Agriculture
National Code: AHCWRK202A
This learning resource covers the process of assisting the owner/classer in the preparation of sheds and facilities prior to shearing and crutching operations. It requires following directions, cleaning the shed, checking equipment for correction operation and disposing of contaminants. Assisting in the preparation of sheds for shearing and crutching also involves positioning of equipment used in wool handling and ensuring it is ready for use.
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Work Effectively in the Industry (Cert II in Wool Handling and Shearing)

AQF: Certificate II
Industry: Agriculture
National Code: AHCWRK204A
ISBN:978-1-86506-937-1
This learning resource covers the process of working effectively on an individual basis and with others. It requires the ability to obtain information about the industry, observe employment requirements, accept responsibility for the quality of own work, maintain safety of self and others, participate in workplace teams and follow work schedules. Working effectively in the industry requires knowledge of industry/workplace awards and conditions, employer expectations, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice applying to the industry, OHS policies and procedures, workplace procedures and communication. This learning guide provides underpinning knowledge for ‘Work Effectively in The Industry’, which is part of the Certificate II Shearing and Certificate II in Wool Handling. It is also applicable to people employed in the wool industry who wish to enhance their skills.
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