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Cotton Grader

Classify cotton according to industry standards, employing knowledge of cotton fibre.

Alternative Titles

  • Cotton Classer

Tasks

  • Determine character of fibres and separate products into appropriate lines for further processing
  • Grade and sort products according to industry standards such as strength uniformity, and cohesive quality to ensure correct processing and usage
  • Record grade and/or identification numbers of product samples examined
  • Examine product fibers through microscopes to determine maturity and spirality of fibres.

Personal Requirements

  • organisational skills
  • communication skills
  • high levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • capacity to work independently
  • problem solving skills
  • attention to detail

Qualifications

A Cotton Grader requires a vocational training and experience. For more information, please visit:www.cottoncrc.org.au

For this Position, the skills required could have been developed through on the job training, previous work experience in other related roles and/or through specialised or vocation training.

 

For further information on relevant vocational training at School levelĀ Click Here

 

Specialist vocational training and further education are available through the following institutions;

Marcus Oldham Farm Management College

Australian Agricultural College Corporation

Longerenong College/Workco

 


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