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WA Boddington – Wool Handling Workshop – April 2023
Our Wool Handling Workshops are designed for new entrants to the industry by providing entry level wool handling skills and create a pathway to obtaining ongoing employment. You will learn the skills needed to be employed as a wool handler and/or wool presser and once completed you may be employable as a wool handler.
Wool Handling Workshops are 3 day shed based, practical training taught by leading industry trainers. These courses are fully funded by Australian Wool Innovation and are offered at no cost to eligible participants.
- Over 16 years of age - if under 17 years must provide a letter of guardianship
- If still at school, must be planning to leave school in the next 2-3 months and have a contracting team or work lined up
You will learn about a range of skills such as handling and preparing wool, wool pressing, shed hand skills, working as part of a team and understanding your role within a team. Throughout the course you will also be taught all aspects of wool handling, wool pressing & clip preparation to have a positive attitude towards all aspects of wool handling to prepare you to go straight into the industry as a wool handler.