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Process operatives n.e.c.

£18,200 Average salary at age 20
£27,040 Average Salary
52 Average hours per week


Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of processing occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 811: Process Operatives.

Main Tasks

  • Packs products ready for kiln setting;
  • Operates kilns, furnaces and ovens to produce cement clinker, linoleum cement and asphalt, to fire abrasive and carbon products and otherwise cook and heat treat materials and products not elsewhere classified;
  • Operates machines to mix, blend, crush, wash and separate seeds and other materials not elsewhere classified;
  • Operates machines to produce flat and corrugated asbestos cement pipes and sheets;
  • Performs other processing tasks not elsewhere classified.


There are no formal academic entry requirements, though some employers may expect entrants to possess GCSEs/S grades. Training is typically provided on-the-job, supplemented by specialist training courses. NVQs/SVQs in Process Operations are available at Levels 1, 2 and 3.

UK Prospects

8200 Workforce Size
10.04% Predicted decline 2022 - 2027
2631 Predicted Replacement 2022 - 2027

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