1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 8392 PLASTICS AND RUBBER FACTORY WORKERS


    PLASTICS AND RUBBER FACTORY WORKERS perform routine tasks in manufacturing plastic and rubber 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:

    • dumping material into hoppers of machines
    • stopping moulding machines and discharging contents
    • cutting foam products from foam blocks
    • cleaning, smoothing and waxing moulds for making products
    • brushing and spraying release agents onto moulds to assist with the removal of moulded products
    • building up layers of fibreglass and resin on moulds
    • cleaning work areas, tools and equipment
    • may smooth rough edges of moulds using files, grinders and sanders

    Occupations:
      839211 Plastics Factory Worker
      839212 Rubber Factory Worker

839211 PLASTICS FACTORY WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      Plastics Process Hand

    Performs routine tasks in manufacturing plastic goods.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisations:

      Cellular Plastics Cutter
      Fibreglass Lay Up Worker

839212 RUBBER FACTORY WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      Rubber Process Hand

    Performs routine tasks in manufacturing tyres and other rubber products.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisation:

      Latex Foam Worker


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