839312 Product Grader

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
839312
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Product Grader
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

839312 PRODUCT GRADER

Grades primary produce by evaluating individual items or batches against established standards and records results.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Fruit and Vegetable Classer
Meat Grader
Milk and Cream Grader
Timber Grader

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

8393 Product Quality Controllers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8393
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Product Quality Controllers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

8393 PRODUCT QUALITY CONTROLLERS

PRODUCT QUALITY CONTROLLERS examine manufactured products and primary produce to ensure conformity to specifications and standards of presentation and quality.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have 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:
NZ Register 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.
Tasks Include:

studying product specifications and taking measurements to determine conformity to specifications
examining and marking output for visible defects such as cracks, holes and breakages
making minor repairs and adjustments to products
compiling quality assurance reports, maintaining documentation and reporting findings
examining products for defects and grading produce
designating grading of produce and recording details of assessments according to classification system
collecting and labelling samples for inspection
recording details of sampling procedures and sources of samples
preparing samples and carrying out prescribed tests

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 018.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
604.70
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
858.00