FOOD AND DRINK FACTORY WORKERS – UNIT GROUP 8311

General Description

FOOD AND DRINK FACTORY WORKERS perform routine tasks in manufacturing food and beverages.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 4、5

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

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.

The occupations Dairy Products Maker and Fruit and Vegetable Factory Worker 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:

  • NZQF 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.

 

Task Information

  • weighing, measuring, mixing, dissolving and boiling ingredients
  • adding materials, such as spices and preservatives, to food and beverages
  • operating heating, chilling, freezing, pasteurising, carbonating, sulphuring and desulphuring plant
  • monitoring product quality before packaging by inspecting, taking samples and adjusting treatment conditions when necessary
  • operating machines to peel, core, slice, dice, pit and juice fruit and vegetables
  • cleaning equipment, pumps, hoses, storage tanks, vessels and floors, and maintaining infestation control programs
  • regulating speed of conveyors and crusher rollers, and adjusting tension of rollers to ensure total extraction of juice from sugar cane
  • moving products from production lines into storage and shipping areas
  • packaging and bottling products

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)831111 BAKING FACTORY WORKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make bread, cakes and other baked products, and slices and wraps products.

Specialisations: Biscuit Factory Worker、Bread Room Hand

(2)831112 BREWERY WORKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make beer, and package, store and despatch beer in bottles, cans and kegs.

(3)831113 CONFECTIONERY MAKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make and wrap confectionery.

Specialisation: Chocolate Maker

(4)831114 DAIRY PRODUCTS MAKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make and package milk, milk powder, yoghurt, butter, cheese and other dairy products.

Specialisations: Butter Maker、Cheese Factory Worker、Cheese Maker、Milk Processing Worker、Milk Treater、Pasteuriser Operator、Yoghurt Maker

(5)831115 FRUIT AND VEGETABLE FACTORY WORKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to prepare canned and frozen fruit and vegetables, and make and package sauces, jams and juices.

(6)831116 GRAIN MILL WORKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to mix, mill and treat grains and by-products to make flour, meal and stockfeed.

Specialisation: Stockfeed Miller

(7)831117 SUGAR MILL WORKER
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to extract juice from sugar cane to make granular sugar and molasses.

(8)831118 WINERY CELLAR HAND
Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make and bottle wine.

(9)831199 FOOD AND DRINK FACTORY WORKERS NEC
This occupation group covers Food and Drink Factory Workers not elsewhere classified.

Occupations in this group include: Coffee Roaster、Egg Factory Worker、Ice-cream Maker、Margarine Maker、Pasta Maker

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