6311-Subsistence Crop Farmers
Subsistence Crop Farmers
Subsistence crop farmers grow and harvest field or tree and shrub crops, vegetables and fruit, in order to provide food, shelter and a minimum of cash income for themselves and their households.
Building and maintaining houses and other shelters
Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) :
104 - Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services
631101 - Subsistence Crop Farmer
Description : Grows and harvests field or tree and shrub crops, vegetables and fruit, in order to provide food, shelter and a minimum of cash income for themselves and their households.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Market Gardener
NOTE: Workers in a subsistence setting whose main tasks are fetching water and gathering firewood, are classified in unit group 8624, Water and Firewood Collectors. Workers in subsistence agriculture who perform a limited range of simple and routine tasks, usually under the direction of others, are classified in the relevant unit group in Sub-major group 82, Agricultural, Forestry and Fishery Labourers.
Source Of Info:
Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa