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451412 - Tour Guide

Description

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

Skill Level

3

Alternative Titles

    • Tour Escort
    • Tour Leader

Specialisations

    • Regional Guide

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

Not eligible if:

Caveat 10

TSS, ENS - The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(7) of the Regulations).

Group: 4514 Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides

Description

direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

Tasks

    • 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

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 III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job-training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

The occupation Gallery or Museum Guide in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job-training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 451411 Gallery or Museum Guide
    • 451412 Tour Guide

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