1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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MINOR GROUP 461

SKILLED AGRICULTURAL WORKERS

SKILLED AGRICULTURAL WORKERS supervise and coordinate the activities of farm hands engaged in agricultural activities, shear animals, inspect and grade wool, skins, hides or tanned leather, and train animals.

Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Skilled Agricultural Workers typically include organising agricultural activities such as seeding and harvesting, ensuring that these activities are completed within deadlines; shearing wool or hair from animals; grading wool, hair, hides and skins and maintaining records; and training animals.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
            4611 Farm Overseers
            4612 Shearers
            4613 Wool, Hide and Skin Classers
            4614 Animal Trainers

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