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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NURSERYPERSONS plant, cultivate and harvest trees, shrubs, ornamental and flowering plants in plant nurseries.

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

Tasks Include:

  • preparing potting media and containers before planting
  • selecting seeds, bulbs or cuttings and planting them in beds, lawn areas or tubs
  • performing budding or grafting activities
  • watering plants manually and controlling automatic watering operations
  • applying pesticides to control pests, diseases, weeds and nutritional and environmental plant disorders
  • keeping records of soil mixtures, plantings, treatments, losses and yields


This section contains the following subsection :
              4621-11 Nurseryperson
              4621-81 Apprentice Nurseryperson

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