Handle and store rough and cut opal
Issue Date: May 2019
This unit requires the application of analytical and manual skills needed in handling rough and cut opal, documenting all details of the opal and putting in place appropriate procedures to control stock and prevent accidental loss, theft or damage to the gems. It may be applied in a range of environments from cutting and polishing to retailing, wholesaling, selling on the internet or mining.
Where appropriate the outcomes of this unit could be contextualised to apply to other gemstones.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to handle and store rough and cut opal in a manner that minimises damage and loss.
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