UNIT GROUP 4921 WOOD MACHINISTS AND TURNERS
WOOD MACHINISTS AND TURNERS set up and operate woodworking machines and wood turning lathes to shape wood stock.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
- studying drawings, work orders or sample parts to determine specifications
- determining tooling and machinery requirements and sequence of operations
- setting up woodworking machines and wood stock for correct cutting, planing, turning, shaping and sanding
- operating machines to cut, plane, turn, shape and sand workpieces