1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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INTERMEDIATE MACHINE OPERATORS operate stationary processing machines.

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with 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 performed by Intermediate Machine Operators typically include fixing attachments to machines, setting controls, loading material to be processed and preparing surfaces prior to operation; starting machinery, observing operation and adjusting controls to regulate temperature, pressure, blend of ingredients and speed of operation; cleaning and lubricating machinery and repairing minor defects; sampling output and checking quality; unloading and storing output; and maintaining production records.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
          721 Intermediate Textile, Clothing and Related Machine Operators
          729 Miscellaneous Intermediate Machine Operators

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