851299 Food Trades Assistants nec

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
851299
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Food Trades Assistants nec
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

851299 FOOD TRADES ASSISTANTS NEC

This occupation group covers Food Trades Assistants not elsewhere classified.
Skill Level: 5
Occupations in this group include:
Butcher's Assistant
Chef's Assistant
Cook's Assistant

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

8512 Food Trades Assistants

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8512
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Food Trades Assistants
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

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.
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:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
407.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
582.40
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
513.70