Domain - Wood Drying

Domain - Wood Drying

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Level 1

Block stack timber
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

15776 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to block stack timber. This unit standard is designed for people who de-fillet and/or block stack green sawn or dried timber manually, for example in conjunction with de-filleting after kiln drying, or in conjunction with tailing out at a planer or finger-jointer.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Level 2

Explain principles of air drying timber and round wood
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 144.

16243 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain principles of air drying, yard siting, and shed layout, and demonstrate monitoring requirements for air drying stock. This unit standard is for people who are engaged in the air drying of timber or round wood.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of wood drying operations and establish correction factors for a moisture meter
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 21758.

142 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of moisture content (MC) and the movement of moisture in wood; demonstrate knowledge of factors affecting the drying of wood; identify factors that can cause degrade; establish correction factors for a moisture meter; and compare drying cycles.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Level 5

Control wood drying operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5849 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: organise, control, and monitor wood drying activities; and supervise wood drying personnel.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Data as at 24 June 2024