Identify drying defects


Identify a range of possible drying defects and their mutual causes.

Alternative labels

ascertain drying defects
determine drying defects
identifying drying defects
identify drying defect
recognise drying defects
pinpoint drying defects

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Identify drying defects is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Wood drying kiln operator: Wood drying kiln operators control the process of applying heat to moist or ‘green’ wood in order to obtain usable dry wood. Depending on the type of kiln, the drying operator will be responsible for moving the wood into and out of the kiln, temperature control, and ventilation.

Optional skill

Identify drying defects is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Identify drying defects – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022