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Shearer Australia

Shearer Australia ANZSCO 361211:

you may be able to apply for a visa under skilled migration program for Australia

Shearer Australia ANZSCO 361211:

Description

Removes wool and hair from sheep, goats, alpacas and other animals.

Skill Level

3

Group: 3612 Shearers

Description

remove wool and hair from sheep, goats, alpacas and other animals.

Tasks

  • 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 and diseased animals
  • treating skin cuts
  • returning shorn animals to let-out pens for counting and checking
  • may service, maintain and repair shearing equipment
  • may shear stud animals with hand shears or special combs

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group : Shearer Australia