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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    GALLERY, MUSEUM AND TOUR GUIDES direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

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

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year 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.

    Tasks Include:

    • meeting and greeting visitors
    • controlling visitors' access to exhibits
    • ensuring safety of collections
    • maintaining attendance records
    • planning and rearranging schedules and itineraries
    • planning, organising and conducting tours
    • arranging transportation and accommodation for visitors following planned itineraries
    • arranging entry to places of interest
    • answering questions, providing commentaries, issuing brochures and tour literature, showing audiovisual presentations, and explaining features and procedures at tour sites
    • may assist with installing and dismantling exhibits

      451411 Gallery or Museum Guide
      451412 Tour Guide


    Alternative Title:
      Gallery or Museum Attendant

    Answers inquiries and directs and guides visitors in a gallery or museum.

    Skill Level: 4


    Alternative Titles:
      Tour Escort
      Tour Leader

    Escorts visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours, and describes and explains points of interest.

    Skill Level: 4


      Regional Guide

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