Is this course right for me?

While on this course you will learn the basic principles of shearing.

You will be able to catch, hold and restrain sheep with confidence, handle sheep safely and competently. You will also be able to roll and pack fleeces correctly. In addition, you will also be able to assess the hazards associated with using shearing equipment and the safety of electrical supplies. There is an emphasis on Health and Safety.

Fee: £210

Entry requirements:

  • No formal entry requirements

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


  • Practical sessions


  • This is an Integrated training and assessment course.


Candidates can access further Agriculture courses via the College, including:

  • Safe use of sheep dip
  • Welfare of animals in transit