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Upcoming Fibre Courses in Saskatchewan (August 2015)

Date: August 10 and 11, 2015 & August 10 – 15, 2015
Time:


Location: DINSMORE, SK


Alpaca Ontario, in conjunction with Haliburton College, are offering two courses this summer in Saskatchewan.

Basic Farm Sorter (ARTS1972) will be held August 10 and 11, 2015.
     This course is intended to give alpaca producers and fibre persons the knowledge and skills to be able to sort fleeces in preparation for showing or to be sent for classing and processing.
     Registration fee to Alpaca Ontario is $90 and includes lunches and coffee breaks. The tuition fee is paid separately to Haliburton College and is $281.22. There is a student materials fee, payable to the instructor.

Classer Ceritification Course (ARTS2052) will be held August 10 – 15, 2015.
     This course has the Basic Farm Sorter as a prerequisite for registration. It is intended to allow persons to work as a fleece classer in a shearing shed or commercial warehouse environment. There are 4 days of class time with a written exam. There is an optional practicum following successful completion of the instruction in order to achieve the classer certificate.
     Registration fee to Alpaca Ontario is $155 and includes lunches and coffee breaks. The tuition fee is paid separately to Haliburton College and is $482.09. There is a student materials fee, payable to the instructor. There is an additional fee for the practicum training.

Instruction will be provided by Cathy Merkley, certified fleece classer and AOA judge.

The host farm is JC Alpacas, Cathy and Jack Newby near Dinsmore, SK.

For more information, please contact Cathy Merkley at tnc.barn@gmail.com or by calling 306-825-6265 or 306-821-6616.

 

Regitration for these courses is done in two parts:
1: Sumbit the 
Registration Form for Alpaca Ontario Fees
2: 
Register with the Haliberton School of the Arts




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Download Link: Download Additioanl Details (PDF) saskatchewan_registration_form_part1and2_08-15.pdf
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