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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 8416 MIXED CROP AND LIVESTOCK FARM WORKERS


    MIXED CROP AND LIVESTOCK FARM WORKERS perform routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.

    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:

    • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of crops and livestock
    • operating farm machines to cultivate, plant, fertilise, spray and harvest field crops
    • maintaining and repairing buildings, machines, fences, plant and water systems
    • loading and unloading seed grain, fertilisers and livestock feed, and loading field crops into transporters for marketing
    • irrigating land for crop growth
    • providing livestock with feed and water
    • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
    • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available

    Occupation:
      841611 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker

841611 MIXED CROP AND LIVESTOCK FARM WORKER

    Alternative Title:
      General Farm Hand

    Performs routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.

    Skill Level: 5



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