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841412 - Horticultural Nursery Assistant

Description

Assists in propagating, cultivating and harvesting plants in a horticultural nursery.

Skill Level

5

Alternative Titles

    • Nursery Hand (Horticulture)

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8414 Garden and Nursery Labourers

Description

perform a variety of routine tasks in propagating, cultivating and maintaining plants in gardens and horticultural nurseries.

Tasks

    • loading, unloading and moving garden supplies and equipment
    • preparing garden sites and plots using hand tools and machines
    • assisting with planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
    • maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns
    • cleaning gardens and removing rubbish
    • assisting with propagating, planting and potting seeds, bulbs and cuttings
    • tending plants by hand watering and weeding
    • adjusting mist irrigation systems, shade and ventilation
    • harvesting and packaging plants for sale and transport

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

    • 841411 Garden Labourer
    • 841412 Horticultural Nursery Assistant

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