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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 8321 PACKERS


    PACKERS weigh, wrap, seal and label chocolate, fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood and other products.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • obtaining supplies of products and assembling bags, package folders and cartons
    • packing containers and bags with products, and counting, weighing and measuring amounts and adjusting quantities
    • wrapping protective material around products, sealing bags and containers, and attaching pre-printed labels
    • counting and placing bags and packages onto trays and racks, and into shipping cartons
    • recording information such as numbers, weight, times and dates
    • monitoring the filling of containers and adjusting machines to maintain volume and seal quality
    • monitoring the supply and quality of containers and contents of holding tanks
    • checking the cleanliness and operation of machines, equipment and containers

    Occupations:
      832111 Chocolate Packer
      832112 Container Filler
      832113 Fruit and Vegetable Packer
      832114 Meat Packer
      832115 Seafood Packer
      832199 Packers nec

832111 CHOCOLATE PACKER

    Weighs, wraps, seals and labels chocolate products.

    Skill Level: 5


832112 CONTAINER FILLER

    Fills and seals containers with products, such as food, beverages, paints, oils and lotions, and packages the filled containers.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisations:

      Bottling Attendant
      Cannery Worker
      Labelling Machine Operator

832113 FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PACKER

    Weighs, wraps, seals and labels fruit and vegetables.

    Skill Level: 5


832114 MEAT PACKER

    Weighs, wraps, seals and labels meat and meat products.

    Skill Level: 5


832115 SEAFOOD PACKER

    Weighs, wraps, seals and labels seafood products.

    Skill Level: 5


832199 PACKERS NEC

    This occupation group covers Packers not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 5

    Occupations in this group include:

      Biscuit Packer
      Bread Packer
      Cheese Packer
      Egg Packer


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