New Zealand Certificate in Wool Technology and Classing


Subject area

Wool and Fibre Harvesting


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The following legislation, guidelines and subsequent amendments apply:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- New Zealand Wool Classers Association Good Practice Guidelines.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the wool industry with individuals who have skills and knowledge to class either in the wool shed or elsewhere along any point of the wool supply chain.

The qualification recognises the skills and knowledge of wool classification, production, processing, and technology that meet wool supply chain, market, and customer requirements, that maximise return in the wool supply chain.

Graduates of this qualification will gain eligibility to become a wool classer certified with a Provisional (QP) stencil through the New Zealand Wool Classing Association.

Graduates will be capable of working independently and have some responsibility for the performance of others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Agriculture at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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