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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 5612 COURIERS AND POSTAL DELIVERERS


    COURIERS AND POSTAL DELIVERERS deliver small items such as documents, messages, mail and parcels.

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

    In Australia:

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

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • sorting and sequencing items for delivery
    • delivering mail, parcels, documents and other items to customers' premises and mailboxes
    • receiving orders for deliveries from customers
    • collecting signatures and charges for cash-on-delivery orders
    • issuing and collecting receipts for pick-up and delivery items
    • keeping records of items received and delivered
    • maintaining walk books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs and other delivery records
    • loading and unloading mail conveyances and internal mail handling equipment
    • assisting with receipting inward mail, checking wrongly addressed, missorted, undelivered and redirected mail, and processing freepost and underpaid mail

    Occupations:
      561211 Courier
      561212 Postal Delivery Officer

561211 COURIER

    Delivers goods, documents, messages, samples, x-rays and test results.

    Skill Level: 5

    Specialisations:

      Bicycle Courier
      Motorbike Courier
      Parcel Contractor
      Rural Mail Contractor

561212 POSTAL DELIVERY OFFICER

    Alternative Title:
      Postie

    Delivers mail on foot, by bicycle or by motorised transport over allocated delivery rounds.

    Skill Level: 5



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