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8439 Other Forestry and Garden Workers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

This unit group covers Forestry and Garden Workers not elsewhere classified. It includes Hunter-Trappers and Irrigation Assistants.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Occupations:

  • 843911 Hunter-Trapper
  • 843912 Irrigation Assistant
  • 843999 Forestry and Garden Workers nec

843911 Hunter-Trapper

Alternative Titles:

  • Hunter
  • Shooter

Hunts, traps and shoots animals for food, pelts, research and for pest control. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 5

Specialisation:

  • Possum Trapper (NZ)

843912 Irrigation Assistant

Alternative Titles:

  • Irrigation Worker
  • Irrigation Orchard Hand

Assists Irrigation Designers and Irrigation Technicians to install and service irrigation and/or fertigation systems.

Skill Level: 5

843999 Forestry and Garden Workers nec

This occupation group covers Forestry and Garden Workers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 5

Occupations in this group include:

  • Bush Regenerator
  • Indoor Plant Technician
  • Seed Collector
  • Weed Controller