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8439 Other Forestry and Garden Workers

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

8439 Other Forestry and Garden Workers

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