1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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SALES ASSISTANTS sell stock such as food, clothing, hardware, household appliances, office supplies and cosmetics in retail or wholesale establishments.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks 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 and packing goods sold
  • checking stock and participating in stocktakes


This section contains the following subsection :
              8211-11 Sales Assistant (Food and Drink Products)
              8211-13 Sales Assistant (Fabric, Clothing and Footwear)
              8211-15 Sales Assistant (Other Personal and Household Goods)
              8211-17 Sales Assistant (Postal Services)
              8211-79 Sales Assistants nec

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