1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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6399-11 Museum or Gallery Attendant

Directs and guides patrons in museums and galleries.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • conducts tours of museums or galleries
  • answers inquiries
  • directs visitors to specific exhibits
  • gives visitors information about exhibits
  • controls visitors' access to exhibits
  • checks that all visitors have left at closing time
  • prevents unauthorised entry
  • may inspect membership cards, admission passes and tickets
  • may patrol museum or gallery to ensure security

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