1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, 2006  
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Contents >> Major Group 1 Managers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 12 Farmers and Farm Managers >> MINOR GROUP 121 Farmers and Farm Managers


    FARMERS AND FARM MANAGERS plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations in agricultural establishments to grow crops, and breed and raise livestock, and fish and other aquatic life.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • planning and coordinating the operation of hatcheries and crop production
    • breeding and raising livestock and aquatic stock
    • monitoring and maintaining the health of stock
    • identifying and controlling environmental toxins, weeds, pests and diseases
    • organising and conducting farming operations such as maintaining buildings, water supply systems and equipment
    • managing business capital, monitoring market activity and planning production to meet contract requirements and market demand

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 1211 Aquaculture Farmers
          UNIT GROUP 1212 Crop Farmers
          UNIT GROUP 1213 Livestock Farmers
          UNIT GROUP 1214 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers

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