Kitchenhand – ANZSCO 851311

Anzsco Job Descriptons

Assists kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and cleans food preparation and service areas.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles
  • Kitchen Steward
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Attendant
  • Sandwich Hand
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8513 Kitchenhands


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

  • 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
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.

Occupations in this Group
  • 851311 Kitchenhand

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  1. Hi there,

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