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721111 - Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator

Description

Operates agricultural and horticultural plant to clear and cultivate land, and sow and harvest crops. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

4

Specialisations

    • Cotton Picking Machine Operator (Aus)
    • Harvester Operator
    • Tractor Operator

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 7211 Agricultural, Forestry and Horticultural Plant Operators

Description

operate agricultural, forestry and horticultural plant to clear and cultivate land, sow and harvest crops, and fell trees and move logs.

Tasks

    • preparing and positioning plant for operation
    • operating tractor-drawn and self-propelled plant to plough land and sow, fertilise, cultivate and harvest crops, and avoid damaging crops
    • adjusting speed, height and depth of implements
    • operating plant to hold, lift and cut trees
    • operating attachments to lift, swing, release and sort trees and logs, and operating auxiliary
    • plant such as chipping machines and log splitting machines
    • feeding felled trees into processors to strip limbs and cut into logs and loading logs onto
    • stockpiles and into trucks
    • keeping log tallies and writing work reports
    • servicing plant and performing minor repairs

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.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 721111 Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator
    • 721112 Logging Plant Operator

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Level 27 Santos Building, 32 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD Australia 4000
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