Bijenhouders en zijderupstelers

ISCO-08-code: 
6123

ISCO 08 Code 6123      Apiarists and sericulturists

Lead Statement
Apiarists and sericulturists plan, organize and perform operations to breed, raise and tend insects such as honey bees, silkworms, and other species to produce honey, beeswax, silk worms etc, for sale or delivery to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations or at markets.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • monitoring market activity, planning and coordinating production accordingly, monitoring market activity and conditions, determining kinds and amounts of insect products to produce, planning and coordinating production accordingly;
  • purchasing insects and growing or purchasing feed and other supplies;
  • breeding, raising and tending insects and collecting their products;
  • renting or investing in and maintaining and cleaning buildings, machinery, equipment, and structures;
  • storing and carrying out some processing of produce;
  • arranging the sale, purchase and transportation stock, produce and supplies and maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities;
  • training and supervising workers in production procedures, maintenance duties, and health and safety precautions, and hiring and discharging workers and contractors.

Included occupations
Examples of occupations classified here:

  • Apiarist
  • Sericulturist

Excluded occupations

Notes
(NCvB; April 2010)