Short Course Details

AE403 Livestock Handling skill set

AHCLSK331 Comply with industry animal welfare requirements
AHCLSK205 Handle livestock using basic techniques (Level 2)
AHCLSK308 Identify and draft livestock
AHCLSK301 Administer medication to livestock

​These units give new and existing workers in the agricultural industry, the skills and knowledge to safely undertake livestock tasks. Participants will gain the knowledge to handle livestock and comply with industry animal welfare requirements.

Download the course flyer.

Suitable for:

​People wanting to enter the agricultural industry to gain employment or additional livestock handling skills. The course provides school leavers, career changers, and people wanting to update skills with the opportunity to learn and practice new livestock handling skills for managing cattle and sheep.

Subject matter expert:
Chris Wyhoon/Michael Quartermaine
Registered training organisation:
Central Regional TAFE
RTO Code: 52789
Block one: 21–23 September 2022; Block two: 28–30 September 2022
6 days

​No formal pre-requisites, but some pre-reading is required.

Working in Agriculture skill set is a useful introduction.

Further study options:
  • ​Broadacre Seeding Operations Skills Set

  • Broadacre Harvest Operations Skill Set

  • Certificate III in Agriculture

  • Diploma of Agriculture

$280.6 full fee
Fee includes:
Course tuition only. This course is FEE FREE for eligible applicants (youth, jobseeker and concession holders).

​Muresk Institute offers a variety of accommodation with shared facilities (bathrooms and lounge/common rooms).

Phone 1300 994 031 or email for more information including student rates, and to reserve your accommodation.


To enrol, please contact


Course related enquiries:
Central Regional TAFE
T: 9622 6757
Freecall: 1800 672 700


Muresk Institute related enquiries:

Muresk Institute
T: 9690 1576

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