Crop Farm Workers (other)

Also known as Coffee Plantation Worker, Duboisia Farm Worker, Flower Buncher or Picker, Hop Farm Worker, Lavender Farm Worker, Sugar Cane Planter, Tea Plantation Worker, Tea Tree Farm Worker, Tobacco Farm Worker, Turf Farm Worker.
This occupation group covers Crop Farm Workers not elsewhere classified.
Training time 6 months - 3 years
Average pay $35,205
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size - No data available -

What does a Crop Farm Workers (other) do?

  • planting trees, seeds, seedlings, roots, bulbs, vines and other plants using hand tools and farm machines
  • building trellises for climbing vegetables and vines
  • operating farm machines to cultivate, fertilise, spray and harvest fruit, nuts, grains and vegetables
  • spraying trees, vines and other plants with chemicals to control weed growth, insects, fungus growth and diseases
  • thinning, weeding and hoeing row crops, and pruning trees and vines
  • irrigating land for crop growth
  • selecting and picking fruit, nuts, grains, vegetables and mushrooms according to size and ripeness, and discarding rotting and over-ripened produce
  • grading, sorting, bunching and packing produce into containers

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate III in Production Horticulture
TAFE
Certificate II in Production Horticulture