Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker

Also known as General Farm Hand.
Performs routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.
Training time 12 months - 2 years
Average pay $39,979
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 600

What does a Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker do?

  • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of crops and livestock
  • operating farm machines to cultivate, plant, fertilise, spray and harvest field crops
  • maintaining and repairing buildings, machines, fences, plant and water systems
  • loading and unloading seed grain, fertilisers and livestock feed, and loading field crops into transporters for marketing
  • irrigating land for crop growth
  • providing livestock with feed and water
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Agriculture
TAFE
Certificate III in Agriculture
TAFE
Certificate III in Rural Operations
TAFE