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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 6 Sales Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 62 Sales Assistants and Salespersons >> MINOR GROUP 621 Sales Assistants and Salespersons

MINOR GROUP 621 SALES ASSISTANTS AND SALESPERSONS


    SALES ASSISTANTS AND SALESPERSONS sell a range of goods and services directly to the public on behalf of retail and wholesale establishments.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of some Skill Level 5 occupations, a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification, or no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • determining customer requirements and advising on product range, price, delivery, warranties and product use and care
    • demonstrating and explaining to customers the establishment's goods and services
    • selling goods and services
    • accepting payment for goods and services by a variety of payment methods and preparing sales invoices
    • assisting with the ongoing management of stock such as product inventories and participating in stocktakes
    • stacking and displaying goods for sale, and wrapping and packing goods sold



This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 6211 Sales Assistants (General)
          UNIT GROUP 6212 ICT Sales Assistants
          UNIT GROUP 6213 Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons
          UNIT GROUP 6214 Pharmacy Sales Assistants
          UNIT GROUP 6215 Retail Supervisors
          UNIT GROUP 6216 Service Station Attendants
          UNIT GROUP 6217 Street Vendors and Related Salespersons
          UNIT GROUP 6219 Other Sales Assistants and Salespersons

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