8512 FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS
FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS assist Food Trades Workers by performing routine food preparation, cleaning and storage tasks.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
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.
gathering food ingredients in preparation for cooking and serving
gathering pots and pans in preparation for cooking food ingredients
weighing and measuring ingredients
washing, peeling, cutting, slicing and dicing ingredients for cooking and serving
cutting and grinding meat, poultry and seafood in preparation for cooking
removing cooked food from ovens and food warmers
washing work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware
storing food supplies, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware in refrigerators, cupboards, pantries and other storage areas
informing Foods Trade Workers when food supplies are low