831112 Brewery Worker

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
831112
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Brewery Worker
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

831112 BREWERY WORKER

Operates machines and performs routine tasks to make beer, and package, store and despatch beer in bottles, cans and kegs.
Skill Level: 5

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

8311 Food and Drink Factory Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8311
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Food and Drink Factory Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

8311 FOOD AND DRINK FACTORY WORKERS

FOOD AND DRINK FACTORY WORKERS perform routine tasks in manufacturing food and beverages.
Indicative 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.
Tasks Include:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
947.30
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
824.40
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
918.90