Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2013   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  

UNIT GROUP 3512 BUTCHERS AND SMALLGOODS MAKERS


    BUTCHERS AND SMALLGOODS MAKERS select, cut, trim, prepare and arrange meat for sale and supply, operate meat and smallgoods processing machines, and manage the processes in the production of smallgoods.

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

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • preparing meat for sale by removing bones, trimming fat and cutting, mincing and grinding meat to shape and size for display or as ordered
    • preparing crumbed cuts of meat, and marinating, seasoning and curing special cuts
    • selecting and preparing meat to produce smallgoods
    • operating machines to grind, mix, mince and tenderise meat
    • making seasonings and pickles by mixing spices, salt and other ingredients
    • operating sausage filling machines, smoking chambers, and cooking kettles and vats
    • advising customers on the suitability and uses of cuts of meat
    • may assist in menu planning and scheduling, and in estimating food production costs

    Occupation:
      351211 Butcher or Smallgoods Maker

351211 BUTCHER OR SMALLGOODS MAKER

    Selects, cuts, trims, prepares and arranges meat for sale or supply, operates meat or smallgoods processing machines, or manages the processes in the production of smallgoods.

    Skill Level: 3



Previous PageNext Page

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window


Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.