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
Certificate III in Agriculture
Certificate III in Agriculture (Dairy Production)
Certificate III in Pork Production
Certificate III in Production Horticulture
Certificate III in Rural Operations
Certificate II in Production Horticulture
Certificate II in Rural Operations
Certificate III in Poultry Production
Certificate I in AgriFood Operations
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