Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Farm Worker (Aus)/Field Crop Farm Worker (NZ) Australia

Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Farm Worker (Aus)/Field Crop Farm Worker (NZ) Australia ANZSCO  841213:

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Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Farm Worker (Aus)/Field Crop Farm Worker (NZ) Australia ANZSCO 841213:

Description

Performs routine tasks on a grain, oilseed protein, or pasture farm such as cultivating and fertilising soil, and planting and irrigating crops. May spray chemicals on crops to treat disease and pests.

Skill Level

5

Group: 8412 Crop Farm Workers

Description

perform routine tasks in producing crops such as fruit, nuts, grains, vegetables and mushrooms.

Tasks

  • planting trees, seeds, seedlings, roots, bulbs, vines and other plants using hand tools and farm machines
  • building trellises for climbing vegetables and vines
  • operating farm machines to cultivate, fertilise, spray and harvest fruit, nuts, grains and vegetables
  • spraying trees, vines and other plants with chemicals to control weed growth, insects, fungus growth and diseases
  • thinning, weeding and hoeing row crops, and pruning trees and vines
  • irrigating land for crop growth
  • selecting and picking fruit, nuts, grains, vegetables and mushrooms according to size and ripeness, and discarding rotting and over-ripened produce
  • grading, sorting, bunching and packing produce into containers
  • loading filled fruit, nut, grain and vegetable containers onto trucks

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:
NZ Register 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 in this Group

  • 841211 Fruit or Nut Farm Worker
  • 841212 Fruit or Nut Picker
  • 841213 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Farm Worker (Aus) / Field Crop Farm Worker (NZ)
  • 841214 Vegetable Farm Worker (Aus) / Market Garden Worker (NZ)
  • 841215 Vegetable Picker
  • 841216 Vineyard Worker
  • 841217 Mushroom Picker
  • 841299 Crop Farm Workers nec