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8997 Vending Machine Attendants

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
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Vending Machine Attendants stock and maintain vending and amusement machines and collect money from coin boxes.

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:

  • loading, unloading and transporting stock and equipment
  • replenishing vending machines with stock
  • clearing money from machines, accounting for money collected, and checking monitoring systems
  • keeping stock records, and machine maintenance and repair records
  • may test vending machines' dispensing, coin-handling, electrical, refrigeration, carbonation and ice-making systems
  • may adjust and repair vending machines and replace defective mechanical and electrical parts using hand tools and soldering-irons


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Alternative Title:

  • Vending Machine Refiller

Stocks and maintains vending and amusement machines and collects money from coin boxes.

Skill Level: 5


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