Agricultural technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical and scientific support to agricultural scientists, farmers and farm managers.
Analysing produce to set and maintain standards of quality
102 - Agricultural Mechanisation
314201 - Agricultural Technician
Description : Performs tests and experiments, and provides technical support to assist agricultural scientists and technologists in areas such as research, production, servicing and marketing.
Green Occupation : Yes
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Agricultural Laboratory Technician, Agricultural Research Technician, Agricultural Sample Collector, Agricultural Sampling Officer, Agricultural Technical Advisor, Agricultural Technical Officer, Agriculture Technical Assistant, Agriculture Technical Specialist, Agronomy Technician, Animal Breeding Technician, Artificial Insemination Technical Officer, Dairy Technician, Field Crop Technical Officer, Field Production Officer, Herd Tester, Horticultural Technical Officer, Irrigation Technician, Poultry Technical Officer, Seed Production Technician, Seed Research Technician, Wool Testing Technician
Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa