1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    CAFE WORKERS sell and serve food and beverages for consumption on premises in cafes and similar establishments.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • preparing and serving food and beverages for consumption on the premises
    • taking customers' food and beverage orders
    • operating cash registers, accepting payments and preparing sales invoices
    • clearing away used dishes and cutlery from tables when customers are finished
    • cleaning and preparing tables for use
    • washing dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils
    • cleaning cafe equipment such as coffee grinders, espresso machines and ice makers
    • participating in stocktakes and assisting in putting away new stock
    • providing backup to other cafe employees

      431211 Cafe Worker


    Alternative Titles:
      Cafe Assistant
      Cafe Attendant

    Sells and serves food and beverages for consumption on premises in a cafe or similar establishment.

    Skill Level: 5


      Canteen Attendant

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