1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4613-11 Wool Classer

Classifies wool to industry standards or market requirements.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • classifies wool and advises on matters pertaining to the clip and its preparation for sale
  • instructs shearing shed hands concerned with woolrolling, and supervises the skirting and rolling of fleece
  • instructs and supervises hands concerned with piece picking, picking up the fleeces, and other aspects of wool handling
  • instructs wool pressers and supervises the pressing, weighing and branding of bales
  • maintains or oversees the recording of details of the stations' clip in shed wool books
  • writes summaries of how clips were prepared for market
  • may order wool packs and pressers' requisites

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