1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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9213-17 Fish Process Worker

Performs routine tasks in the processing, grading and packing of fish and shellfish.

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

Tasks Include:

  • inspects fish or shellfish on conveyors and sorts for size or quality
  • scrapes skin and picks blood meat and other offal from fish
  • packs fish and counts packs before freezing
  • packs frozen fish blocks into cartons
  • tends and feeds machines which slice, peel, skin or crumb fish
  • cleans and sanitises equipment and work areas
  • may extract meat from shellfish
  • may work on fish processing ships

Specialisations:
Oyster Opener
Abalone Sheller

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