851111 Fast Food Cook

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
851111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Fast Food Cook
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

851111 FAST FOOD COOK

Prepares a restricted range of foods in a fast food establishment.
Skill Level: 5
Specialisation:
Short Order Cook

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

8511 Fast Food Cooks

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8511
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Fast Food Cooks
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

8511 FAST FOOD COOKS

FAST FOOD COOKS prepare a restricted range of foods in fast food establishments.
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:

taking and serving food and beverage orders, and receiving payment from customers
preparing food such as hamburgers, pizzas, fish and chips
washing, cutting, measuring and mixing foods for cooking
operating cooking equipment such as grills, microwaves and deep-fat fryers
cleaning food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils
ordering and taking delivery of fast food ingredients
may arrange delivery of prepared food and beverages

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
195.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
224.90
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
205.80