1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.3  
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MINOR GROUP 712 STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS


    STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS operate stationary plant to perform a range of activities such as extracting minerals from the earth; refining and treating metals and mineral ore, and producing basic metal products; lifting, moving and placing materials and equipment; and loading and stacking bulk materials.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or
      NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • fixing attachments to plant and setting controls prior to operation
    • manipulating controls to move materials between process phases
    • observing operation and adjusting controls to regulate temperature, pressure, mix of materials to be processed and handled, and speed of operation
    • monitoring operation of plant directly or by referring to instruments ensuring safe operation
    • cleaning and lubricating plant, repairing minor defects and reporting major problems
    • unloading and storing output




This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 7121 Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators
          UNIT GROUP 7122 Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers
          UNIT GROUP 7123 Engineering Production Workers
          UNIT GROUP 7129 Other Stationary Plant Operators

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