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Engineering and Related Technologies
Process and Resources Engineering
Wood Based Manufacturing
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The purpose of this qualification is to provide the wood manufacturing sector with people who have the advanced technical skills and knowledge required to operate as trade-level saw doctors.
Graduates will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of saw centre plant and equipment, without supervision. Graduates will also be responsible for the maintenance of plant and equipment and will be capable of making technical decisions related to saw specifications to maintain productivity.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
- Level and tension bandsaws and circular saws used in wood manufacturing operations, and calibrate saw benching machinery.
- Tip and profile circular saws used in wood manufacturing operations with and without satellite or high speed steel.
- Swage, shape, sharpen and weld saws used in wood manufacturing operations.
- Apply knowledge of advanced calculations used in saw doctoring and the requirements for alignment of saw centres and grinding of bandwheels used in wood manufacturing operations.
This qualification builds on the Saw Doctoring strand of the New Zealand Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing (Level 3) with strands in Finger Jointing; Pole, Post and Pile; Saw Doctoring; Sawmilling; Timber Drying; Timber Grading and Optimising; Timber Machining; and Timber Treatment [Ref: 1969].
This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Wood Manufacturing (Advanced Processing) (Level 5) [Ref: 2314].
Holders of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work as trade qualified saw doctors in solid wood manufacturing.
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Total Enrolments for New Zealand Certificate in Saw Doctoring for 2015: 0, 2016: 0, 2017: 0 and 2018: 0
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