841111 Aquaculture Worker

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
841111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Aquaculture 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: 

841111 AQUACULTURE WORKER

Performs routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock.
Skill Level: 5

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

8411 Aquaculture Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8411
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Aquaculture Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

8411 AQUACULTURE WORKERS

AQUACULTURE WORKERS perform routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock.
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:

feeding and grading fish, and monitoring their growth
assisting with farm layout and constructing nets, long-lines and cages
checking and looking after equipment and fish housing
operating pumps and other equipment
testing and checking on water quality
removing dead and dying fish
operating lifting equipment such as forklifts and small cranes
harvesting fish, and sorting and packing for transportation
restocking pens, pools, tanks, ponds, rivers and dams with juvenile fish
collecting and recording growth, production and water quality data