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811412 - Domestic Housekeeper

Description

Cleans, cooks and performs other housekeeping tasks in private residences.

Skill Level

5

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8114 Housekeepers

Description

perform cleaning and housekeeping duties in hotels, motels and other commercial premises, and in private residences.

Tasks

    • cleaning the interior of buildings and the immediate outside areas
    • sweeping, mopping and polishing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, and cleaning curtains and upholstered furniture
    • dusting and polishing furniture, fixtures and fittings
    • picking up rubbish, emptying garbage containers, and taking contents to waste areas for removal
    • restocking minibars and replenishing items such as drinking glasses, writing equipment, linen and groceries
    • stripping and making beds, and changing bed linen
    • maintaining kitchens, washing dishes and cooking utensils, and cleaning appliances, cupboards, counters, pantries and floors
    • picking up, sorting, washing, drying, ironing and mending linen and clothes
    • preparing and cooking meals, setting and clearing tables, and serving food and beverages
    • taking care of household pets and plants, receiving visitors, answering telephones, delivering messages, and shopping for groceries

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:

NZ Register 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.

Occupations in this Group

    • 811411 Commercial Housekeeper
    • 811412 Domestic Housekeeper

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