Agricultural Laboratory Technician
Agricultural Laboratory Technicians undertake laboratory work in the field of agricultural testing and studies. They analyse materials such as seed, feed and fertilizer, and soil samples and pathogens affecting livestock.
Usually complete training in agriculture and technical laboratory is required for access to the activity.
A certificate issued in accordance with phytosanitary expertise regulation may be required depending on the area of activity.
Perform in the laboratory, chemical or microbiological analyses and are involved in the breeding of crop varieties.
Examine the purity of seed, identify any plant disease and test the effect of pesticides on plants and pests.
Take samples to record the results on the computer and clean and maintain laboratory equipment.
Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
Agricultural and Technical Laboratory Technician
Chemical examination and measurement methods
Laboratory work, laboratory technology
Physical measurement, test methods
Quality control, quality assurance
Animal husbandry, livestock production
Experimental procedure and analysis