OTHER FARM, FORESTRY AND GARDEN WORKERS – UNIT GROUP 8419

General Description

This unit group covers Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers not elsewhere classified.

It includes Hunter-Trappers and Pest Controllers.

 

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.

The occupation Pest Controller has 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:

  • NZQF 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.

Registration or licensing may be required.

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)841911 HUNTER-TRAPPER

Alternative Titles: Hunter、Shooter
Hunts, traps and shoots animals for food, pelts, research and for pest control. Registration or licensing may be required.

Specialisations: Possum Trapper (NZ)

(2)841913 PEST CONTROLLER

Alternative Titles: Pest Control Technician、Pest Control Operator
Applies pest management techniques to control invertebrate and insect pests inside and outside domestic, commercial and industrial premises. Registration or licensing may be required.

Specialisations: Fumigator/Termite Technician

(3)841999 FARM, FORESTRY AND GARDEN WORKERS NEC
This occupation group covers Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers not elsewhere classified.

Occupations in this group include: Bush Regenerator、Indoor Plant Technician、Irrigationist、Kelp Harvester、Seed Collector、Weed Controller

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