1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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PACKAGERS AND CONTAINER FILLERS fill and seal products such as food, drinks, paints, oils and lotions and package the filled containers.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • filling paper, cardboard, foil, plastic, glass or metal containers with food, drinks, oils, lotions or other commodities and wrapping or sealing them
  • monitoring the filling of containers and adjusting machines to maintain volume and seal quality
  • monitoring the supply and quality of containers and contents of holding tanks
  • checking the cleanliness and operation of machines, equipment and containers
  • taking samples for quality control
  • placing plastic envelopes over stacked packages and heating to shrink and tighten envelopes


This section contains the following subsection :
              9222-11 Packager and Container Filler

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