About this course

This course is designed to help people working with livestock reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities by providing practical skills and knowledge on safe livestock handling techniques. It focuses on the use of Basic Livestock Handling Skills that incorporate Low Stress Livestock Handling Techniques.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 2 days
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 2
Indicative fees: $550 GST-free


At completion of this course landholders will have the knowledge and practical experience to handle livestock efficiently to ensure minimum stress to livestock.

$550 (GST free)

  • Provide basic techniques for handling and moving of livestock
  • Minimise stress to livestock when handling
  • Ability to work livestock in a controlled and safe environment
  • Knowledge of general husbandry operations including disease, feeding, diet, water, vaccinations, drenching

  • Participants are provided with a course manual.
  • This course is delivered indoors and outdoors.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

This course is mapped to the following national units of competency:

  • AHCLSK210 - Muster and move livestock
  • AHCLSK205 - Handle livestock using basic techniques

Additional Information

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