Wool Classer

Wool Classers classify wool to industry standards or market requirements.
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    Overview

    Wool Classers classify wool to industry standards or market requirements.

    Day-to-day

    • sorts wool into groups according to length, fibre thickness, breed and colour
    • places sorted wool into appropriate bins
    • presses the wool into bales
    • supervises the pressing and branding of wool bales
    • operates wool-weighing, sampling and wool-blending machinery
    • keeps records of the wool bales pressed
    • carries out minor maintenance on wool-weighing, sampling and wool-blending machines
    • may be responsible for wool shed management.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding

    To become a Wool Classer

    • You can work as a Wool Classer without formal qualifications, however, a certificate IV in wool classing or a certificate III in wool clip preparation may be useful.

      Take a Certificate IV in Wool Classing