Anzsco Job Descriptons

Packers nec – ANZSCO 832199


This occupation group covers Packers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level


  • Biscuit Packer
  • Bread Packer
  • Cheese Packer
  • Egg Packer
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8321 Packers


weigh, wrap, seal and label chocolate, fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood and other products.

  • obtaining supplies of products and assembling bags, package folders and cartons
  • packing containers and bags with products, and counting, weighing and measuring amounts and adjusting quantities
  • wrapping protective material around products, sealing bags and containers, and attaching pre-printed labels
  • counting and placing bags and packages onto trays and racks, and into shipping cartons
  • recording information such as numbers, weight, times and dates
  • monitoring the filling of containers and adjusting machines to maintain volume and seal quality
  • monitoring the supply and quality of containers and contents of holding tanks
  • checking the cleanliness and operation of machines, equipment and containers
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
  • 832111 Chocolate Packer
  • 832112 Container Filler
  • 832113 Fruit and Vegetable Packer
  • 832114 Meat Packer
  • 832115 Seafood Packer
  • 832199 Packers nec
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