1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7119-11 Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator

Operates horticultural and agricultural machinery to clear and cultivate land and sow and harvest crops.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • operates tractor-drawn or self-propelled machinery to plough land and fertilise, plant, cultivate and harvest crops
  • adjusts speed, height or depth of implements
  • checks safety conditions and avoids damage to plants
  • services and maintains machinery

Specialisations:
Rotary Hoe Operator
Harvester Operator
Cotton Picking Machine Operator

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