Product Grader - ANZSCO 839312

Grades primary produce by evaluating individual items or batches against established standards and records results.
Skill Level
  • Fruit and Vegetable Classer
  • Meat Grader
  • Milk and Cream Grader
  • Timber Grader
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8393 Product Quality Controllers

examine manufactured products and primary produce to ensure conformity to specifications and standards of presentation and quality.
  • studying product specifications and taking measurements to determine conformity to specifications
  • examining and marking output for visible defects such as cracks, holes and breakages
  • making minor repairs and adjustments to products
  • compiling quality assurance reports, maintaining documentation and reporting findings
  • examining products for defects and grading produce
  • designating grading of produce and recording details of assessments according to classification system
  • collecting and labelling samples for inspection
  • recording details of sampling procedures and sources of samples
  • preparing samples and carrying out prescribed tests
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
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