Carry out postharvest operations
This competency standard covers the process of carrying out routine postharvest operations in a horticultural enterprise. It covers the grading, labelling and treatment of harvested produce, packing procedures and correct delivery and storage of harvested produce.
Postharvest operations are likely to be carried out under routine supervision with intermittent checking. Responsibility for some roles and co-ordination within a team may be required. Postharvest operations are usually carried out within established routines, methods and procedures. Competency at this level requires the application of knowledge and skills to a range of postharvest tasks and roles.