Advanced Livestock Management Course

"The Advanced Livestock Movement Management Course shows and teaches an extremely practical and successful way of handling livestock and how to start and incorporate the use of working dogs to develop an understandable system for livestock movement."

What: Courses that  demonstrate techniques on handling livestock and incorporating the use of working dogs.
Who: Neil McDonald.
When: Working dog training course, Keith SA (January 2016), Working dog and livestock handling, Keith, SA (January 2016). Refer to website 
Where: Based in Keith, SA, but schools can be hosted on property.
Cost: 3-Day Advanced Livestock Movement Management Course ($385.00inc. GST per day), 3-day Dog Handling and Training ($385.00 inc. GST per day) with substantial component of stockhandling. Total cost for 3 days - $1155.00 inc. GST. 2-day Stockhandling Courses ($385.00 inc. GST per day) 

LitCom Training Services

"This resource has been developed to facilitate blended learning in selected units of Certificate II in Agriculture."

What: Two online training courses - Working at a Beef Cattle Station (1 and 2) consisting of self-paced eLearning modules, video clips and supporting documents.
Who: Litcom Training Service.
When: Online.
Where: Online.
Cost: One resource pack from $72.

Low Stress Stockhandling

  • 2 Day Stockhandling Schools
  • Working Dog School

"Time is allocated to deal with specific issues and areas of interest relevant to the participants and their industries. Topics covered include, imprinting young animals, the weaning process and de-stressing. Our goal is that you leave the school with a broader knowledge and understanding of stockhandling which will help you make informed decisions to achieve maximum cost effective production gains with low stress livestock what ever your situation may be."

What: 2 day stock handling school hosted on farm. 
Who: Range of LSS trainers
When: Waroona, WA (March 2016), Wynyard, Tas (March 2016), Hunter Valley, NSW (April 2016)
Where: Across Australia.
Cost: 1st Person - $880.00 Inc GST, 2nd Person and there after - $660.00 Inc GST, Children under 16 - $440.00 Inc GST. Host receives 7% of gross fees.


"StockHelp provides training in handling livestock competently, calmly and safely so that you and your team can be confident and skilled livestock handlers."

What: StockHelp Livestock Handling School
Who: StockHelp instructor, Angus Waddell
When: Refer to website.
Where: Schools are conducted on-property at “Peakview” at Young, NSW and at various locations throughout the year.
Cost: Unknown.

Stress Free Stockmanship - Herding without Hurting

"You’ll be taken through all the most up to date Stockmanship principles during the first morning and then it is out to the paddock and yards to put it into action and see what a difference it makes to the animals."

What: Two day course in stock handling skills
Who: Stress Free Stockmanship, Narromine.
When: Refer to website.
Where: Australia - all year on demand.
Cost: $650 + GST

Systematic Ringer Training Courses (NT & QLD)

"All Systems are about initiating positive control proactively. The results achieved are those of Cattle working calmly and efficiently with the requirement of less labour, and with less Helicopter hours required in the handling of the large herds of Northern Australia."

What: Two day general herd handling and cattlemanship course with workshop and practical instruction and 2 day weaner training course. 
Who: Jock Mackay - Systematic Ringer
When: Make an enquiry
Where: Refer to above link.
Cost: General herd handling and cattlemanship course ($660 inc. GST) and 2 day weaner training course ($660 inc. GST).

NSW DPI Human Destruction of Livestock

"This course is for people working in livestock saleyards and associated industries to improve knowledge and skills in animal welfare, management of injured and distressed animals, making decisions about destruction of animals and the correct procedures of carrying out euthanasia."

What: One day course, with online pre-course activities and post-course assessment, To improve the knowledge and skills in the welfare and management of injured and distressed animals.
Who: Tocal/DPI
When: Check the website.
Where: Check the website.
Cost: $555

Tocal College/NSW DPI Profarm Beef care and handling

"A course designed for property owners wishing to learn a range of practical tasks associated with the handling, breeding and caring for cattle on the farm."

What: One day course with classroom instruction and practical experience focusing on the basics of caring, feeding and the handling of cattle.
Who: Tocal/DPI
When: Southern Highlands (March, Sept, Dec 2016), Tocal College, near Maitland (July 2016) Refer to website.
Where: Refer to above link.
Cost: After NSW Government subsidy, $395 GST free.

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