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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS assist Food Trades Workers by performing routine food preparation, cleaning and storage tasks.

    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:

    • gathering food ingredients in preparation for cooking and serving
    • gathering pots and pans in preparation for cooking food ingredients
    • weighing and measuring ingredients
    • washing, peeling, cutting, slicing and dicing ingredients for cooking and serving
    • cutting and grinding meat, poultry and seafood in preparation for cooking
    • removing cooked food from ovens and food warmers
    • washing work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware
    • storing food supplies, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware in refrigerators, cupboards, pantries and other storage areas
    • informing Foods Trade Workers when food supplies are low

      851211 Pastrycook's Assistant
      851299 Food Trades Assistants nec


    Assists a Pastrycook by performing routine tasks in the kitchen such as preparing ingredients, and cleaning and storing equipment.

    Skill Level: 5


      Bakery Assistant


    This occupation group covers Food Trades Assistants not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 5

    Occupations in this group include:

      Butcher's Assistant
      Chef's Assistant
      Cook's Assistant

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