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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 4514 GALLERY, MUSEUM AND TOUR GUIDES


    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

    Occupations:
      451411 Gallery or Museum Guide
      451412 Tour Guide

451411 GALLERY OR MUSEUM GUIDE

    Alternative Title:
      Gallery or Museum Attendant

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

    Skill Level: 4


451412 TOUR GUIDE

    Alternative Titles:
      Tour Escort
      Tour Leader

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

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisation:

      Regional Guide


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