UNIT GROUP 9922 NURSERY AND GARDEN LABOURERS
NURSERY AND GARDEN LABOURERS perform routine tasks to assist with the planting, cultivation and harvesting of trees and plants in a plant nursery or assist with the cultivation and maintenance of gardens.
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.
- preparing soils using hand tools or machines
- assisting with planting seeds, bulbs and cuttings
- tending plants by hand watering and hand weeding
- adjusting mist irrigation systems, shade and ventilation
- harvesting and packaging plants for sale or transport
- loading, unloading and moving garden supplies and equipment
- preparing new garden sites and plots using hand tools or machines
- maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns