FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS – UNIT GROUP 8512

General Description

FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS assist Food Trades Workers by performing routine food preparation, cleaning and storage tasks.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 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 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

  • gathering food ingredients in preparation for cooking and serving
  • gathering pots and pans in preparation for cooking food ingredients
  • weighing and measuring ingredients
  • washing, peeling, cutting, slicing and dicing ingredients for cooking and serving
  • cutting and grinding meat, poultry and seafood in preparation for cooking
  • removing cooked food from ovens and food warmers
  • washing work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware
  • storing food supplies, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware in refrigerators, cupboards, pantries and other storage areas
  • informing Foods Trade Workers when food supplies are low

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)851211 PASTRYCOOK’S ASSISTANT
Assists a Pastrycook by performing routine tasks in the kitchen such as preparing ingredients, and cleaning and storing equipment.

Specialisation: Bakery Assistant

(2)851299 FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS NEC
This occupation group covers Food Trades Assistants not elsewhere classified.

Occupations in this group include: Butcher’s Assistant、Chef’s Assistant、Cook’s Assistant

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