Fishmongers and poultry dressers
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Fishmongers and poultry dressers clean, cut and prepare fish and poultry for processing or sale.
QualificationsAcademic qualifications are not normally required. Training is typically provided on-the-job.
- scrubs, de-scales, heads, guts, washes and bones fish;
- cuts and slits fish for curing by hand or machine;
- removes feathers and internal organs, extracts edible offal and cuts off feet and head from poultry carcasses and dresses as required;
- cleans tools and work surfaces.