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Livestock Handling Skill Set

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Set yourself up for livestock management 

This skill set will provide the knowledge to understand and manage livestock such as cattle, sheep, horses and goats. It's the perfect introductory to our Agriculture and Livestock Management courses that are available, providing you with the stepping stones into further training opportunities.

Our Livestock Handling Skill Set will have you learning about:

  • Handling livestock using basic techniques
  • Administering medication
  • Identifying and drafting livestock
  • Complying with industry animal welfare requirements.

This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

^ Please note: Eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.

RTO Entrance Requirements

Any person currently prohibited under the Animal Welfare Act 2002 from handling animals, will be ineligible for entry into the course. Learning outcomes include an understanding of specific legislation, and industry-specific terminology such that a minimum year 10 level English is regarded as a minimum.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment. 

Study options and how to apply

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Semester 2, 2023

Geraldton - Livestock Handling Skill Set - 31 October to 9 November

Duration 6 Days
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Geraldton
How On Campus

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