4311 Bar Attendants and Baristas

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Bar Attendants and Baristas
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


BAR ATTENDANTS AND BARISTAS prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in bars in licensed establishments, and prepare and serve espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in cafes, coffee shops and dining establishments.
Indicative 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.
Tasks Include:

preparing, serving and selling cocktails, mixed drinks, bottled, canned and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and a variety of coffee beverages such as lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso-based beverages
cleaning and maintaining bar service areas, coffee-making areas and espresso machines
collecting payment for sales and operating cash registers
promoting services and products
washing glassware and arranging bottles and glasses
tapping kegs and attaching supply lines
replenishing drink dispensers, shelves and refrigerators
selling light snacks
selecting and grinding coffee

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012):