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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WAITERS suggest and serve food and beverages in hotels, restaurants, clubs and dining establishments.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least one years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • setting and arranging tables
  • presenting menus and advising customers of menu items
  • taking orders and relaying them to kitchen or bar staff
  • serving food and beverages
  • studying menus and drinks lists to recommend wines and beverages to complement food
  • taking drink orders and obtaining the drinks from bar attendants and delivering drinks to tables
  • providing advice to customers on wines, opening bottles and pouring wine
  • collecting payments for sales and operating point of sales machines and cash registers


This section contains the following subsection :
              6323-01 Supervisor, Waiters
              6323-11 General Waiter
              6323-13 Drink Waiter

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