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Sheep shearing

Short Course

Please call Busnes@LlandrilloMenai today on 08445 460 460 or email

Course Description

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 Criteria

  • 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

Other details

Course type: Short Course

Level: N/A

Programme Area:

  • Land-based Engineering


This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Glynllifon

Land-based Engineering

Learn more about this area and see our course level guide:

Land-based Engineering

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