Introduction to Sheep Shearing | Kirkley Hall Campus | FCR0178P |Northumberland College
Animal Care

Introduction to Sheep Shearing

Location:
Kirkley Hall Campus
Level:
1
Course Code:
FCR0178P
Awarding Body
NONE
Qualification:

College Certificate

Start Date:
09 June

Who is the course for?

This practical course leads to the British Wool Marketing Board Blue Seal Shearing Award and is suited to those new to the skills and techniques involved in this age old craft.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

There are no entry requirements for this course

What will I study on the course?

This course covers: The reason for shearing, Equipment used, Shearing techniques, Practical experience and Aftercare. Candidates are required to come suitable dressed to be around livestock.

How is the course organised

This short course runs for 6 hours.

How will my progress be assessed?

You will receive theoretical and practical guidance from the tutor throughout the course.

Can I gain any extra qualifications while on the course?

No, however you may wish to study another short course with us or join one of our longer courses which will gain you a qualification.

What final qualification will I get if I am successful?

College Certificate

Next Steps

Why not look in to gaining a qualification in this subject area, we offer many different courses.

Can I receive any financial support whilst I am studying?

For Full-Cost and Leisure courses there is no financial support available.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.