Teaching Units


The following Sheep & Wool Education Modules are available from the Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET).

Item                                  Reference                                             Title
1 WOOL412 Sheep Production
2 ANUT300 Applied Animal Nutrition
3 RSNR421 Sustainable Farming and Catchment Management                                                                                              
4 WOOL472 Wool Biology and Metrology
5 MEAT418 Meat Technology
6 WOOL422 Wool Marketing
7 WOOL482 Wool Processing
8 GENE412 Genetic Evaluation and Breeding
9 ANPR420 Sheepmeat Production and Marketing
10 ANPR450 Managing Sheep Enterprises


Other materials produced by the CRC are:

  • Farm, Fibre and Food: Sheep and Wool Industry Information Tool Kit;
  • Internal Parasite Control in Sheep;
  • Merino Sheep Breeding Trainer Guide;
  • School to Industry Links:  National Pack.


These materials are available on the Trust's website: www.woolwise.com and can be viewed on-line or downloaded in a single file and burnt to CD and/or DVD. The materials are also being distributed as a consolidated package with the Education Modules. A video covering wool productioni from farm to mill is in production.

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Sheep CRC training programs delivering practice change on farm
A national survey of sheep producers has revealed the tangible impact the Sheep CRC’s training programs has had on farming practices, with more than 80 per cent of attendees changing management strategies after attending Managing Scanned Ewe workshops. Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/sheep-crc-training-programs-delivering-practice-change-on-farm-10-06-2014.php
Sheep CRC producer training delivers productivity gains
A suite of producer education and training programs is delivering substantial improvements in productivity and profits in the sheep industry, with the majority of attendees changing their farm practices as a result of attending workshops. The Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation (Sheep CRC) is investing over $500,000 per year in training and skills development programs focussed on helping producers... Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/sheep-crc-producer-training-delivers-productivity-gains-06-03-2012.php
Sheep CRC supports students in rural science
For Ellie Noon, the opportunity to learn through a rural placement scholarship has not only confirmed her ambition to pursue a career in the sheep industry, but opened her mind to the potential gains genetic research offers. The Sheep Cooperative Research Centre (Sheep CRC) is encouraging students to enter a career in rural science and the sheep industry by supporting the activities of the University of New England’s (UNE)... Click Here To Read Full Article » http://www.sheepcrc.org.au/information/news/sheep-crc-supports-students-in-rural-science-06-12-2011.php
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