Host Requirements

To host a Low Stress Stockhandling School the host needs to be able to cater for up to 35 people with the following facilities:

  • Showers & Toilets
  • Camping facilities or local accommodation
  • Barbecue for breakfast and/or dinner
  • Refrigerator or Cold Room
  • Shaded or indoor area suitable for theory session

Sheep

  • Suitable basic yard facilities
  • Approximately 60-500 sheep in strong condition

Cattle

  • Suitable Yard Facilities
  • Approximately 60-200+ cattle in strong condition

Participants/Students

A core of enrolled participants willing to do a school and are aware of the price (20+)

What Low Stress Stockhandling will do for the Host

  • Send out flyers to the local area and have advertisements placed in the local newspapers where appropriate.
  • Provide an agenda and timetable for the school.
  • Provide the necessary paperwork to make the recording of school registrations and enquiries a simple task for host.
  • Work closely with host in organising school.

Low Stress Stockhandling's Expectations of the Host

  • Go through checklist and make sure they can provide a suitable venue and stock.
  • Follow procedures for handling enquiries and registration.
  • Help promote the school to maximise numbers.
  • Fax or email fliers and or details to participants.
  • Provide accommodation and meals for up to 2 LSS trainers.
  • Make available tea/coffee
  • Record all registrations
  • Request payment prior to school

Advise and notify who registers that they will need to bring:

  • A fold up chair
  • Their own catering requirements (food etc.)
  • Advise them on what accommodation is available (e.g. swag in shed or motel in town)
  • Payment for the full amount to secure a place. Ensuring that the cheques are made payable to: "Low Stress Stockhandling Pty Ltd"
  • Explaining that cheques will be held by the host until the school and a tax invoice is issued at the end of the school

IT IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED THAT HOSTS DO NOT CATER FOR THE SCHOOL. HOWEVER, IF HOSTS WANT TO CATER IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THEY DISCUSS THIS WITH LSS.