ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations
ILO-en-strap
ISCO Franšais | Espa˝ol | FAQs | Contact us 
 
Home page
Introduction to occupational classifications
 
ISCO-08
 
Structure, definitions and correspondence tables
 
 
Eurostat Discussion Forum
 
ISCO-88
 
Structure & Definitions
Alphabetical Index
 
ISCO-68
 
Major, Minor and Unit Groups
Publication
 
ISCO-58
 
Major, Minor and Unit Groups
Publication
 
Web Discussion
Join Web Discussion
 
Papers and articles
 
   
7321 ABRASIVE WHEEL FORMERS, POTTERS AND RELATED WORKERS
 


    Abrasive wheel formers, potters and related workers make pottery, porcelain ware, bricks, tiles and abrasive wheels.

    Tasks include -

    (a) making articles of pottery and porcelain;

    (b) making clay or plaster-of-Paris moulds;

    (c) forming articles on potter's wheel with hands, or using interior or exterior moulding shapes and shaping tools;

    (d) forming articles by casting semi-liquid clay in plaster-of- Paris moulds;

    (e) forming bricks and tiles into special shapes by hand;

    (f) making articles by pressing plastic clay into moulds by hand;

    (g) operating screw-press or hydraulic press to make products from clay dust;

    (h) operating a machine which extrudes moist clay for further processing;

    (i) forming abrasive wheels by moulding and pressing abrasive mixture;

    (j) performing related tasks;

    (k) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Caster, pottery and porcelain

  • Modeller, pottery and porcelain

  • Potter


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Kiln operator, brick and tile - 8131

  • Kiln operator, pottery and porcelain 8131


   
^ top 

 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.