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362411 - Nurseryperson

Description

Propagates and cultivates trees, shrubs, and ornamental and flowering plants in a plant nursery.

Skill Level

3

Specialisations

    • Plant Propagator

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

Not eligible if:

Caveat 10

TSS, ENS - The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations).

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4621-11 Nurseryperson

Group: 3624 Nurserypersons

Description

propagate and cultivate trees, shrubs, and ornamental and flowering plants in plant nurseries.

Tasks

    • preparing potting media and containers before planting
    • selecting seeds, bulbs and cuttings, and planting them in beds, lawn areas and tubs
    • budding and grafting vegetative material onto root stock
    • watering plants manually and controlling automatic watering operations
    • applying pesticides to control pests, diseases, weeds and nutritional and environmental plant disorders
    • keeping records of soil mixtures, plantings, treatments, losses and yields
    • selecting plants and packaging them for presentation and delivery
    • advising customers on plant care and appropriate plants for local conditions
    • may plan sales area layouts and visual merchandise presentation

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 III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years 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

    • 362411 Nurseryperson

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