1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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WOOD PRODUCTS FACTORY HANDS perform routine tasks in sawmills, timber yards, wood processing and timber products factories, and pulp and paper mills.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • sorting and stacking timber during milling
  • placing timber for processing at machine and unloading cut timber from tail end of machine
  • placing logs or wood billets on equipment such as lathes or conveyors for processing into veneer, wood chip or pulp
  • loading materials such as woodchip and pulp for further processing
  • cleaning work areas, tools and equipment


This section contains the following subsection :
              9215-11 Sawmill Labourer
              9215-13 Timberyard Labourer
              9215-15 Wood and Wood Products Factory Hand
              9215-17 Pulp and Paper Mill General Hand

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