Livestock safe handling & welfare

Course details

Name:Livestock safe handling & welfare
Description: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.
Cost:$560 (GST incl.)
Course aim:

This course is aimed to provide those working with livestock safe techniques to reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities when handling livestock.

Learning outcomes: At completion of this course landholders will have the knowledge and practical experience to handle livestock efficiently to ensure minimum stress to livestock.
Length:2 days
Course program/structure:
  • 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
Resources and method of delivery:

Participants receive a course manual.

This course is delivered using indoor and outdoor instruction.


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

  • AHCLSK210 - Muster and move livestock
  • AHCLSK205 - Handle livestock using basic techniques
  • AHCWHS201 - Participate in work health and safety processes.


Contact us to register your interest in this course.

Other dates and locations are available on demand.

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