Commodities Trader - ANZSCO 222111


Manages corporate funding, liquidity and financial risk associated with the profitable development and operation of an organisation. May be involved in acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

Commodities Broker


1. Energy Trader
2. Grain Buyer
3. Livestock Trader
4. Media Buyer
5. Wool Broker

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

3212-17 Commodities Trader

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
2. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
3. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 2221 Financial Brokers


operate as independent agents to facilitate the trading of commodities and arrange insurance and loans of money on behalf of clients.


1. cmonitoring commodity prices, trends and other factors affecting the supply and demand for commodities
2. negotiating the purchase and sale of commodities such as grains, wool, minerals and metals
3. determining the specific financial and insurance requirements of clients, and researching and reviewing available finance and insurance products for suitability to meet clients' requirements
4. analysing clients' financial status, discussing financial options and developing financial strategies
5. recommending loan combinations that meet clients' needs
6. interviewing prospective clients to explain insurance policy conditions, risks covered, premium rates and benefits, and to make recommendations on the amount and type of cover
7. arranging insurance, home loan mortgages and other types of finance for clients through banks, lenders, financiers and insurance companies
8. preparing documents which set out the conditions of finance, repayments and loan periods
9. identifying and advising on significant risk changes to clients' insurance
10.broking complex and commercial leases, equipment finance, commercial finance, project finance and finance for property developers

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 222111 Commodities Trader
2. 222112 Finance Broker
3. 222113 Insurance Broker
4. 222199 Financial Brokers nec