1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 4612 SHEARERS

SHEARERS remove wool and hair from animals.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • selecting and preparing shearing equipment
  • catching and positioning animals for shearing
  • shearing and removing wool and hair from animals
  • identifying contaminated fibre and injured, infected or diseased animals
  • treating skin cuts
  • returning shorn animals to let-out counting pens

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              4612-11 Shearer

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