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Basic Shearing



Type of study





Sparsholt College & Workplace


09:00 - 16:30

Course Status

Course intakes are now
closed for the current 23/24 academic year.

Course dates and fees
for the 24/25 academic year will be released when our new part-time prospectus
is published in the Summer term.

Please register your
interest for new course intakes below. We will be in touch once these are

Part-Time Course Application of Interest

What will I learn?

This two day course, taught by a wool board approved instructor, will provide an introduction to shearing. This course is ideal for beginners and will include sheep handling and restraint for shearing, machinery use and maintenance, and wool quality and packaging.

Please Note

Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started their course.