6123-Apiarists and Sericulturists
Apiarists and Sericulturists
Apiarists and sericulturists plan, organize and perform operations to breed, raise and tend insects such as honey bees, silkworms, and other species to produce honey, beeswax, silk and other products for sale or delivery to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations or at markets. Farmers not involved in co-operatives are also classified under this unit group.
Arranging the sale, purchase and transportation of stock, produce and supplies and maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities
1306 - Zoology/Animal Biology
612301 - Insect Farmer
Description : Plans, organises and performs farming operations to breed and raise insects.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Insect Farm Foreman, Insect Production Supervisor
Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa