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841611 - Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker

Description

Performs routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.

Skill Level

5

Alternative Titles

    • General Farm Hand

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8416 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers

Description

perform routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.

Tasks

    • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of crops and livestock
    • operating farm machines to cultivate, plant, fertilise, spray and harvest field crops
    • maintaining and repairing buildings, machines, fences, plant and water systems
    • loading and unloading seed grain, fertilisers and livestock feed, and loading field crops into transporters for marketing
    • irrigating land for crop growth
    • providing livestock with feed and water
    • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
    • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available

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

    • 841611 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker

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