1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 8 Labourers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 84 Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers

SUB-MAJOR GROUP 84 FARM, FORESTRY AND GARDEN WORKERS


    FARM, FORESTRY AND GARDEN WORKERS perform a variety of routine tasks in cultivating and harvesting crops, plants and forests, breeding and raising of livestock and aquatic stock, and the management of pests and weeds.

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

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

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

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of some Skill Level 5 occupations, a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification, or no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • planting and propagating trees, seeds, seedlings, bulbs and vines
    • pruning and thinning crops, vines and trees
    • monitoring the condition of crops and livestock and ensuring that they have adequate water and feed
    • harvesting, sorting and packing produce into containers
    • mustering and droving livestock
    • cultivating and maintaining natural and plantation forests and felling trees
    • managing and controlling pests and weeds species by applying chemicals and trapping and shooting animals



This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 841 Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers

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