British Wool Training Courses


Beginners Shearing Course

This two day shearing course will enable you to work towards a Blue Seal.  The course will cover all the essentials for a successful shearing season.  This will include health and safety, use of shearing equipment, shearing demonstrations and hands-on practice.  

YFC Members will pay £105.00 (£87.50 plus VAT)

(50% off normal price of £210.00)


Hand/Blade Shearing Course

This two day shearing course will enable you to work towards a Blue Seal. The course will cover all the essentials for a successful shearing season. This will include health and safety, use of shearing equipment, shearing demonstrations and hands-on practice.

YFC Members will pay £105.00 (£87.50 plus VAT)

(50% off normal price of £210.00)


Wool Handling Training

Wool handling courses are also offered to YFC members for £60.00 (including VAT).  This is a one day course from a top competitive woolhandler.  Please indicate below to register your interest.


Things to note:

  • You are only eligible to undertake one course offered by British Wool. Please indicate below which course you would like to be considered for.
  • To be eligible for the discount you must be an affiliated member of NFYFC and never having previously attended a British Wool shearing course.
  • Once you have been accepted for the course, your details will be passed to British Wool who will then send out further details and provide you with details to make payment.
  • The minimum age for participation on any of the courses is 16 year of age.

Should you have any queries, please contact the Wales YFC Rural Affairs officer, Lee Pritchard. 

Email: materiongwledig@yfc-wales.org.uk

Tel: 01982 553502

Closing date for applications is 31st March 2023