MINOR GROUP 821
SALES ASSISTANTS sell goods and services in retail or wholesale establishments.
Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with completion of compulsory secondary education of higher qualification.
Tasks performed by Sales Assistants typically include selling food, drink, clothing, footwear and other personal and household goods and services; advising customers on the selection, price, delivery, use and care of goods and services; operating cash registers, accepting payments and preparing sales invoices; stacking and displaying items for sale and wrapping or packing goods sold; checking stock and participating in stocktakes.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit group: