1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4519-15 Confectioner

Prepares ingredients and shapes and cooks confectionery.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examines production schedules to determine confectionery types and quantities to be produced
  • checks the cleanliness and operation of equipment
  • weighs and mixes batches of ingredients
  • controls temperature and pressure in boilers used to make boiled sweets
  • cools, folds, coats, slices, moulds and wraps sweets by hand or machine
  • operates equipment which makes chocolate from beans and refines and tempers chocolate
  • operates coating and moulding machines

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