Deck Hand Australia

Deck Hand Australia ANZSCO  899211:

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Deck Hand Australia ANZSCO 899211:

Description

Performs maintenance and lookout tasks aboard a ship.

Skill Level

4

Alternative Titles

  • Seafarer

Specialisations

  • Barge Hand
  • Ferry Hand
  • Tug Hand

Group: 8992 Deck and Fishing Hands

Description

maintain ships’ equipment and structures, and catch fish, crustacea and molluscs.

Tasks

  • handling ropes and wires, and operating mooring equipment when berthing and unberthing
  • standing lookout watches at sea and adjusting the ship’s course as directed
  • assisting with cargo operations using on-board equipment and stowing and securing cargo
  • patrolling ships to ensure safety of the vessel, cargo and passengers
  • performing routine maintenance and checks on deck equipment, cargo gear, rigging, and lifesaving and firefighting appliances
  • attaching gear and fastening towing cables to nets
  • casting and lowering nets, pots, lines and traps into water
  • preparing lines, attaching running gear and bait, and setting lines into position
  • hauling in fishing gear and removing fish and other marine life
  • sorting, cleaning, preserving, stowing and refrigerating catch

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

  • 899211 Deck Hand
  • 899212 Fishing Hand