Certificate III in Advanced Wool Handling

This qualification focuses on a specialist wool handling role and allows individuals who are already working in the wool handling industry to develop further skills and knowledge in order to fulfil specialist roles in the organisation. The wool industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.


Packaging Rules

Completion of eight (8) core units.


Occupational Health and Safety

add topic AHCOHS301A Contribute to OHS processes


add topic AHCWOL201A Pen sheep

add topic AHCWOL304A Prepare fleece wool for classing

add topic AHCWOL305A Prepare skirtings and oddments

add topic AHCWOL308A Prepare facilities for shearing and crutching

add topic AHCWOL310A Press wool for a clip

add topic AHCWOL311A Perform shed duties


add topic AHCWRK306A Comply with industry quality assurance requirements


    Qualification pathways

    Pathways into the qualification

    Certificate II in Wool Clip Preparation or Certificate II in Wool Handling

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, Certificate IV in Wool Classing or Certificate IV in Agriculture.

    Australian Apprenticeships

    This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

    Job roles

    Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

    Shearing shed hands

    Wool handlers

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Credit for this qualification may come from completion of Certificate II in Wool Clip Preparation or Certificate II in Wool Handling.

Licensing Information

Not Applicable

Employability Skills


Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers

Sharing information


Working as an individual and a team member

Working with diverse individuals and groups

Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team


Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems

Solving problems individually or in teams

Applying a range of strategies in problem solving

Initiative and enterprise

Adapting to new situations

Being creative in response to workplace challenges

Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters

Planning and organising

Collecting analysing and organising information

Using basic business systems for planning and organising

Being appropriately resourceful

Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role.

Participating in continuous improvement and planning processes

Working within or establishing clear project goals and deliverables

Determining or applying required resources

Allocating people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements


Taking responsibility at the appropriate level


Learning in a range of settings including informal learning

Contributing to the learning of others


Using technology and related workplace equipment

Using basic technology skills

Applying OHS knowledge when using technology