Pay for wood processing workers varies depending on experience.
Sources : Competenz, 2017; Stats NZ, '2013 Census', 2017.
This information is a guide only. )
What you will do
Wood processing workers may do some or all of the following :
Skills and knowledge
Wood processing workers need to have knowledge of :
Wood processing workers :
To become a wood processing worker you need to complete an apprenticeship and gain a New Zealand Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing (Level 2 to Level 4).
Competenz oversees apprenticeships.
A forklift licence is useful.
There are no specific secondary education requirements to become a wood processing worker. However, construction and mechanical technologies, mathematics and processing technologies are useful.
Wood processing workers need to be :
Useful experience for wood processing workers includes :
Wood processing workers need to have a good level of health and fitness. They also need to have normal colour vision and good hand-eye co-ordination.