61 Skilled agricultural and fishery workers1 611 Market gardeners and crop growers 6111 Field crop and vegetable growers2 6112 Gardeners, horticultural and nursery growers 612 Animal producers and related workers 6121 Dairy and livestock producers 6122 Poultry producers 6129 Animal producers and related workers not elsewhere classified 613 Crop and animal producers 6130 Crop and animal producers 614 Forestry and related workers 6141 Forestry workers and loggers 6142 Charcoal burners and related workers 615 Fishery workers, hunters and trappers 6151 Aquatic life cultivation workers 6152 Inland and coastal waters fishery workers 6153 Deep-sea fishery workers 6154 Hunters and trappers
Sub-major group 61 (Skilled agricultural and fishery workers) consists of those occupations which require skills at the second ISCO skill level (education which begins at the age of 14 or 15 and lasts about three years - a period of on-the-job training may be necessary, which may supplement or replace the formal education) (ILO, 1990; p.157 & 3).
Unit groups 6111 and 6112 within minor group 611 (Market gardeners and crop growers) and unit groups 6121 and 6122 within minor group 612 (Animal producers and related workers) are identified in terms of the main agricultural product. Unit group 6129 (Animal producers and related workers not elsewhere classified) is reserved for mixed animal producers, apiarists and sericulturists.
No skilled agricultural occupations within the European Community are classified to sub-major group 62 (Subsistence agricultural and fishery workers).
1. Where a main agricultural product associated with the skilled agricultural occupational cannot be identified, classification is to a minor group 610 (Skilled agricultural and fishery workers, nothing otherwise specified).
2. Includes tree and shrub crop growers.