Latest release
Group
Unit Group

4311 Bar Attendants and Baristas

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Bar Attendants and Baristas prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in bars in licensed establishments, and prepare and serve espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in cafes, coffee shops and dining establishments.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • preparing, serving and selling cocktails, mixed drinks, bottled, canned and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and a variety of coffee beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based beverages
  • cleaning and maintaining bar service areas, coffee-making areas and espresso machines
  • collecting payment for sales and operating cash registers
  • promoting services and products
  • washing glassware and arranging bottles and glasses
  • tapping kegs and attaching supply lines
  • replenishing drink dispensers, shelves and refrigerators
  • selling light snacks
  • selecting and grinding coffee

Occupations:

  • 431111 Bar Attendant
  • 431112 Barista

431111 Bar Attendant

Alternative Title:

  • Bar Steward

Prepares, mixes and serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in a bar in a licensed establishment.

Skill Level: 4

431112 Barista

Prepares and serves espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in a cafe, coffee shop, restaurant or dining establishment.

Skill Level: 4