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839312 - Product Grader

Description

Grades primary produce by evaluating individual items or batches against established standards and records results.

Skill Level

4

Specialisations

    • Fruit and Vegetable Classer
    • Meat Grader
    • Milk and Cream Grader
    • Timber Grader

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8393 Product Quality Controllers

Description

examine manufactured products and primary produce to ensure conformity to specifications and standards of presentation and quality.

Tasks

    • studying product specifications and taking measurements to determine conformity to specifications
    • examining and marking output for visible defects such as cracks, holes and breakages
    • making minor repairs and adjustments to products
    • compiling quality assurance reports, maintaining documentation and reporting findings
    • examining products for defects and grading produce
    • designating grading of produce and recording details of assessments according to classification system
    • collecting and labelling samples for inspection
    • recording details of sampling procedures and sources of samples
    • preparing samples and carrying out prescribed tests

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

    • 839311 Product Examiner
    • 839312 Product Grader
    • 839313 Product Tester

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International: +61 7 3181 5588

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