GALLERY, MUSEUM AND TOUR GUIDES – UNIT GROUP 4514

General Description

GALLERY, MUSEUM AND TOUR GUIDES direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 3、4

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

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

In New Zealand the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • 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.

 

Task Information

  • 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

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)451411 GALLERY OR MUSEUM GUIDE

Alternative Title: Gallery or Museum Attendant
Answers inquiries and directs and guides visitors in a gallery or museum.

(2)451412 TOUR GUIDE

Alternative Titles: Tour Escort、Tour Leader
Escorts visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours, and describes and explains points of interest.

Specialisation: Regional Guide

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