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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 7 Machinery Operators and Drivers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 71 Machine and Stationary Plant Operators


    MACHINE AND STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS operate stationary machines to process, manufacture, treat and finish a range of products, and perform activities such as extracting, loading, unloading, moving, placing, controlling, storing and measuring materials and equipment.

    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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year 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:

    • setting up, starting, controlling and stopping machines and plant
    • monitoring machines and plant and adjusting controls to regulate operation and quality of output
    • cleaning and performing minor repairs to machines and plant
    • checking machines and plant to ensure safe operations

This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 711 Machine Operators
        MINOR GROUP 712 Stationary Plant Operators

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