Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters


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Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters

Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters - Preparation

To work as an agricultural products grader or sorter, you typically need to:

  • complete short-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

No formal education is required for this job. However, many employers prefer that you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

 

On-the-job training

Sorters and graders usually receive informal training on the job from experienced workers. On the job, you learn to grade and sort produce as well as test samples. Training may last one to four weeks. After training, you may be closely supervised by another worker for a short time.

 

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.