8214-Garden and Horticultural Labourers

Job Title: 

Garden and Horticultural Labourers

Job Description: 

Garden and horticultural labourers perform simple and routine tasks in operations to cultivate and maintain trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants in parks and private gardens, to produce saplings, bulbs and seeds, or grow vegetables and flowers by intensive cultivation techniques.


Assisting with planting and transplanting flowers, shrubs, trees and lawns

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

103 - Agricultural Production Operations

Specific Occupations: 

821401 - Garden Workers
Description : Assists in cultivating and maintaining gardens.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Garden Services Worker, Lawn Mower

821402 - Ornamental Horticultural or Nursery Assistant
Description : Assists with the planting, cultivation and harvesting of trees and plants in a plant nursery.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Compost Maker, Greenhouse Worker Nursery, Horticultural / Nursery Worker, Nursery Hand (Horticulture), Nursery Production Person

821403 - Indoor Plant Worker
Description : Assist with the planting and care of indoor plants.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : No

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

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