1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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6397-15

      Tour Guide
      Tour Leader
      Tour Escort

Escorts people on sightseeing, educational, or other tours and describes and explains points of interest.

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:
  • escorts tourists or visitors through pre-set itineraries involving regions, cities, buildings, exhibitions, national parks or other places of interest
  • plans or re-arranges schedules and itineraries
  • arranges entry to places of interest such as museums, other buildings and nature reserves
  • provides tour commentaries
  • answers questions and issues brochures and tour literature
  • meets and greets visitors at airports and accompanies them to accommodation
  • reports complaints to agencies
  • provides in-depth information on particular sites such as arts centres, historic houses, museums and zoos
  • may arrange accommodation or travel bookings
  • may drive vehicles or boats

Specialisations:
Regional Guide

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