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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CHEMICAL PRODUCTION MACHINE OPERATORS operate machines and equipment to produce chemical goods such as soaps, detergents, pharmaceuticals, toiletries or explosives.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients
  • cleaning, maintaining and disinfecting machines
  • operating machines to combine and process ingredients, finish products or wind material on to reels
  • observing machine operations and adjusting pressure, temperature, tension and other controls
  • placing products on to drying trays, or allowing them to cool
  • applying coatings to flavour, colour, preserve or add medication to products


This section contains the following subsection :
              7293-01 Supervisor, Chemical Production Machine Operators
              7293-11 Chemical Production Machine Operator

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