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Wool for schools





Tempted to try your hand? You can, from school.

Meat & Wool Innovations offers all schools a day of hands-on experience of shearing and wool handling. This is in a working situation in a wool shed. The day includes a good overview of other opportunities in the wool industry, to give you the whole picture.

This is open to all senior students.



Meat & Wool Innovations instructor Gavin Rowland demonstrating shearing handpiece to students.

Technical details count, like the quality of your gear. The Meat & Wool Innovations instructors cover everything.



Those who show they are keen and capable are invited to join a learners programme in their field of interest, where you can work your way towards a National Certificate qualification.



Give it a go yourself! Get more info now: contact us today.

Ask your school to consider this option – the programme is eligible for STAR funding.


  • The schools programme is available for groups of senior students from any secondary school, anywhere in the country.
  • The programme is eligible for Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource (STAR) funding.
  • In some cases, it may be possible to combine forces with another school in the same region, to make up numbers.

For more info about the jobs involved

For more info about the Wool in Schools programme:

Call our freephone on 0800 4 Meat & Wool Innovations (0800 496 657) or
Email us at

Please include the following information so we can help you:

  • Name of a contact teacher
  • School name
  • Location
  • Postal address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number

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