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1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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MINOR GROUP 992

AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL LABOURERS

AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL LABOURERS perform routine tasks to assist in plant cultivation and animal production on farms, or in shearing sheds, nurseries and gardens.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks performed by Agricultural and Horticultural Labourers typically include patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of crops and animal stock; cultivating, spraying and harvesting field crops; maintaining and repairing buildings, machinery, fences, plant and water systems; loading and unloading seed grain, fertilisers, livestock feed and field crops; planting fruit and nut trees, seeds, seedlings, roots, bulbs, vines and other plants; or hunting, trapping or shooting animals for food, pelts, research or pest eradication.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
            9921 Farm Hands
            9922 Nursery and Garden Labourers
            9929 Other Agricultural and Horticultural Labourers

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