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8513 Kitchenhands

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

Kitchenhands assist kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and clean food preparation and service areas.

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.

Tasks Include:

  • cleaning kitchens, food preparation areas and sculleries
  • cleaning cooking and general utensils used in kitchens and restaurants
  • transferring, weighing and checking supplies and equipment
  • assembling and preparing ingredients for cooking, and preparing salads, savouries and sandwiches
  • packing food and beverage trays for serving
  • cooking, toasting and heating simple food items

Occupation:

  • 851311 Kitchenhand

851311 Kitchenhand

Alternative Title:

  • Kitchen Steward

Assists kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and cleans food preparation and service areas.

Skill Level: 5

Specialisations:

  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Attendant
  • Sandwich Hand