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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    MACHINE OPERATORS operate stationary machines to process, manufacture, treat and finish a range of products.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor 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:

    • fixing attachments to machines, setting controls and loading material to be processed
    • starting machines, observing operation and adjusting controls to regulate temperature, pressure, intake of raw materials and speed
    • sampling output for defects and variations, and adjusting machine settings accordingly
    • unloading and storing output
    • cleaning and lubricating machines and performing minor repairs

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 7111 Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators
          UNIT GROUP 7112 Industrial Spraypainters
          UNIT GROUP 7113 Paper and Wood Processing Machine Operators
          UNIT GROUP 7114 Photographic Developers and Printers
          UNIT GROUP 7115 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators
          UNIT GROUP 7116 Sewing Machinists
          UNIT GROUP 7117 Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators
          UNIT GROUP 7119 Other Machine Operators

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