Occupation Profile – Crop Farmers nec – (ANZSCO 121299) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleCROP FARMERS NEC
ANZSCO Code121299
Occupations in this Group121211 Cotton Grower
121212 Flower Grower
121213 Fruit or Nut Grower
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ)
121215 Grape Grower
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer
121217 Sugar Cane Grower
121218 Turf Grower
121221 Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ)
121299 Crop Farmers nec
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Tea Tree Farmer
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DescriptionThis occupation group covers Crop Farmers not elsewhere classified.
Skill Level1
SpecialisationNone
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsExcludes positions that:

  • predominantly involve low skilled tasks (e.g. fruit picking or packing, feeding of livestock or animals), or
  • are not located in regional Australia
Caveat Relevant ‘note’ no. in instrument9,10
Tasks-planning and coordinating the operation of hatcheries to produce fish fry, seed oysters, crayfish, marron and prawns taking into account environmental and market factors
-monitoring the environment to maintain optimal growing conditions
-identifying and controlling environmental toxins and diseases
-monitoring stock growth rates to determine when to harvest
-transporting fish, crayfish, marron, prawns and sticks of seed oysters to new tanks, ponds, cages and floating net pens
-directing and overseeing the harvesting, grading and packaging of fish, oysters and other aquatic stock
-organising the sale, purchase and transportation of fish stock
-maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly
-managing business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management
-may select, train and supervise staff and contractors
Skills Assessment AuthorityVETASSESS
Related Occupations121211 Cotton Grower
121212 Flower Grower
121213 Fruit or Nut Grower
121214 Grain, Oilseed or Pasture Grower (Aus) / Field Crop Grower (NZ)
121215 Grape Grower
121216 Mixed Crop Farmer
121217 Sugar Cane Grower
121218 Turf Grower
121221 Vegetable Grower (Aus) / Market Gardener (NZ)
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)