Wool classers are responsible for the shearing and wool-classing process. They organize the activities in and around shearing sheds and ensure that the wool is sorted straight after shearing, and classed according to the standards of the National Woolgrower' Association of SA.
They are responsible for:
Schooling & School Subjects
National Senior Certificate.
Agricultural College: Wool-classing courses are offered from time to time at all agricultural colleges or on farms if requested
The BKB (“Boeremakelaars Beperk”) also offers short courses of ten days. Successful candidates can obtain a Springbok Wool Classing Certificate, which is highly respected in the international wool industry
National Woolgrowers’ Association of SA
P O Box 2191
Port Elizabeth, 6056
Tel: (041) 365-5030 Fax: (041) 365-5035
Tel: (033) 260-5127 Fax: (033) 260-5105