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4312 Cafe Workers

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

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:

  • NZQF 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

Occupation:

  • 431211 Cafe Worker

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

Specialisation:

  • Canteen Attendant