1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 9922 NURSERY AND GARDEN LABOURERS

NURSERY AND GARDEN LABOURERS perform routine tasks to assist with the planting, cultivation and harvesting of trees and plants in a plant nursery or assist with the cultivation and maintenance of gardens.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • preparing soils using hand tools or machines
  • assisting with planting seeds, bulbs and cuttings
  • tending plants by hand watering and hand weeding
  • adjusting mist irrigation systems, shade and ventilation
  • harvesting and packaging plants for sale or transport
  • loading, unloading and moving garden supplies and equipment
  • preparing new garden sites and plots using hand tools or machines
  • maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              9922-11 Horticultural Nursery Assistant
              9922-13 Garden Labourer

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