851311 Kitchenhand

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
851311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Kitchenhand
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

851311 KITCHENHAND

Alternative Title:
Kitchen Steward

Assists kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and cleans food preparation and service areas.
Skill Level: 5
Specialisations:
Dishwasher
Pantry Attendant
Sandwich Hand

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

8513 Kitchenhands

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8513
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Kitchenhands
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

8513 KITCHENHANDS

KITCHENHANDS assist kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and clean food preparation and service areas.
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:

cleaning kitchens, food preparation areas and sculleries
cleaning cooking and general utensils used in kitchens and restaurants
transferring, weighing and checking supplies and equipment
assembling and preparing ingredients for cooking, and preparing salads, savouries and sandwiches
packing food and beverage trays for serving
cooking, toasting and heating simple food items

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
406.50
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
457.10
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
436.90