1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Stockbroking Dealer

Buys and sells stocks and bonds on behalf of clients.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:
  • obtains information on securities, market conditions, government regulations and financial circumstances of clients
  • interprets data from securities reports, financial periodicals and stock-quotation viewer screens
  • gives information and offers advice regarding stocks, bonds, market conditions and the history and prospects of corporations
  • records and transmits buy and sell orders
  • calculates and records costs of transactions
  • develops lists of investments for clients

Trading Floor Operator (Stock Exchange)
Securities Dealer

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