1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4613-13 Hide and Skin Classer

Inspects and assigns gradings to skins, hides or tanned leather.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • inspects and tests green skins or hides, for size, cleanliness, colour, markings and quality, and sorts into lots for fellmongering, drying, salting or tanning
  • inspects and sorts dried or salted skins for baling or tanning
  • inspects wet blue leather hides or tanned skins for thickness, size and quality and sorts into lots for further tanning or despatch
  • directs assistants in artificial drying, stacking, folding and baling
  • consults with stock clerks to verify bale stencilling
  • directs assistants in the collection and laying out of hides, skins or leather
  • records information such as quantity and quality of hides

Specialisations:
Fur Grader
Leather Grader

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