Major Group: 4 – Community and Personal Service Workers | Sub-Major Group: 45 – Sports and Personal Service Workers | Minor Group: 451 – Personal Service and Travel Workers | Unit Group: 4514 – Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides
Description: Escorts visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours, and describes and explains points of interest.
Skill Level 4 : Occupations at Skill Level 4 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:
– NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification or
– AQF Certificate II or III.
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Description: Direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.
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:
NZ Register 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.
Meeting and greeting visitors
Controlling visitors’ access to exhibits
Ensuring safety of collections
Maintaining attendance records
Planning and rearranging schedules and itineraries
Planning, organising and conducting tours
Arranging transportation and accommodation for visitors following planned itineraries
Arranging entry to places of interest
Answering questions, providing commentaries, issuing brochures and tour literature, showing audiovisual presentations, and explaining features and procedures at tour sites
May assist with installing and dismantling exhibits
Other occupations in this Unit Group
- 451411 – Gallery or Museum Guide