Insert wick


Cut the wick to specified length and insert it into the mould of the candle.

Alternative labels

implant wick
place wick
embed wick
insert a wick
introduce wick
insert wicks

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Insert wick is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Candle maker: Candle makers mold candles, place the wick in the middle of the mold and fill the mold with wax, by hand or machine. They remove the candle from the mold, scrape off excess wax and inspect the candle for any deformities.

Optional skill

Insert wick 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. Insert wick – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022