Horticultural Nursery Assistant – ANZSCO 841412

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Assists in propagating, cultivating and harvesting plants in a horticultural nursery.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

  • Nursery Hand (Horticulture)



Skills Assessment Authority


No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8414 Garden and Nursery Labourers


perform a variety of routine tasks in propagating, cultivating and maintaining plants in gardens and horticultural nurseries.


  • loading, unloading and moving garden supplies and equipment
  • preparing garden sites and plots using hand tools and machines
  • assisting with planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns
  • maintaining gardens by watering, weeding and mowing lawns
  • cleaning gardens and removing rubbish
  • assisting with propagating, planting and potting seeds, bulbs and cuttings
  • tending plants by hand watering and weeding
  • adjusting mist irrigation systems, shade and ventilation
  • harvesting and packaging plants for sale and transport

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

Occupations in this Group