CHEMIST-ANZSCO :234211

SKILL LEVEL 1

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ANZSCO 234211: CHEMIST


Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 23 - Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals | Minor Group: 234 - Natural and Physical Science Professionals | Unit Group: 2342 - Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists

Description: Studies the chemical and physical properties of substances, and develops and monitors chemical processes and production.

Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Specialisations
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Industrial Chemist
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.

UNIT GROUP 2342: CHEMISTS, AND FOOD AND WINE SCIENTISTS


Description: Study the chemical and physical properties of substances, develop and monitor chemical processes and production, develop new and improve existing food products, and plan and coordinate the production of wine and spirits.

Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of Wine Makers, at least five years of experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks
  • conducting experiments and tests to identify the chemical composition and reactive properties of natural substances and processed materials
  • analysing and conducting research to develop theories, techniques and processes, and testing the reliability of outcomes under different conditions
  • developing practical applications of experimental and research findings
  • testing food products for flavour, colour, taste, texture and nutritional content
  • advising on preserving, processing, packaging, storing and delivering foods
  • developing quality control procedures and safety standards for the manufacture of food products
  • examining grape samples to assess ripeness, sugar and acid content, and determining suitability for processing
  • coordinating winemaking processes, directing workers in testing and crushing grapes, fermenting juices, and fortifying, clarifying, maturing and finishing wines
  • blending wines according to formulae and knowledge of winemaking techniques
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 234212 - Food Technologist
  • 234213 - Wine Maker