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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 8394 TIMBER AND WOOD PROCESS WORKERS


    TIMBER AND WOOD PROCESS WORKERS perform routine tasks in paper and pulp mills, sawmills, timber yards, and wood processing and timber products factories.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • rolling logs from trucks and conveyors to log decks, saw carriages and stacking bays
    • placing logs and wood billets onto conveyors and lathes for processing into chips, veneers and pulp
    • sorting and stacking timber during milling
    • placing timber for processing by machines and unloading cut timber from tail end of machines
    • assisting with setting up and operating plant and ancillary equipment used in the manufacture of sheets and boards
    • transporting processed wood products, such as plywood, chipboard sheets and panels, to work areas
    • clearing blockages in machines
    • assisting with measuring and cutting materials
    • packing and loading finished products for transportation
    • cleaning work areas, tools and equipment

    Occupations:
      839411 Paper and Pulp Mill Worker
      839412 Sawmill or Timber Yard Worker
      839413 Wood and Wood Products Factory Worker

839411 PAPER AND PULP MILL WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      Pulp, Paper Making and Paper Products Labourer

    Performs routine tasks in a paper and pulp mill such as placing logs onto conveyors for chipping, and loading woodchip and pulp for processing.

    Skill Level: 5


839412 SAWMILL OR TIMBER YARD WORKER

    Alternative Titles:
      Timber Mill Worker
      Wood Processing Worker

    Performs routine tasks in a sawmill or timber yard such as sorting and stacking timber, assisting timber machinists, assembling orders and racking offcuts.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisations:

      Dry Mill Worker (NZ)
      Tailer-out

839413 WOOD AND WOOD PRODUCTS FACTORY WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      Wood and Wood Products Labourer

    Performs routine tasks in a wood processing and timber product factory such as placing logs on equipment and conveyors, assisting with measuring and cutting of materials, and setting up and operating plant equipment.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisations:

      Hardboard Factory Worker
      Joinery Factory Worker
      Particleboard Factory Worker
      Plywood Factory Worker


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