7341-Mobile Farm and Forestry Plant Operators

Job Title: 

Mobile Farm and Forestry Plant Operators

Job Description: 

Mobile farm and forestry plant operators drive, tend, operate and monitor one or more types of special-purpose motorised, mobile machinery or equipment used in agricultural, horticultural and forestry operations.


Adjusting speed, height and depth of implements

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

734101 - Agricultural Mobile Plant (Equipment) Operator
Description : Operates agricultural and horticultural equipment to clear and cultivate land, and sow and harvest crops.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Agrichemical Spraying / Dusting Operator, Agricultural Machine and Equipment Operator, Agricultural Mobile Equipment Operator, Chemical Applicator, Cotton Picking Machine Operator, Farm Equipment / Machinery Operator, Harvester Operator, Rotary Hoe Operator, Tractor Driver

734102 - Logging Plant Operator
Description : Operates plant to fell trees and drag, transport and load logs onto trucks.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Cable Yarder Operator, Feller Buncher Operator, Forestry Processor Operator, Forestry Loader Operator, Forwarder Operator, Skidder Operator, Timber Carrier Driver, Tree Feller Operator

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa