Courier - ANZSCO 561211

Description
Delivers goods, documents, messages, samples, x-rays and test results.
Skill Level
5
Specialisations
  • Bicycle Courier
  • Motorbike Courier
  • Parcel Contractor
  • Rural Mail Contractor
Skills Assessment Authority
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 5612 Couriers and Postal Deliverers

Description
deliver small items such as documents, messages, mail and parcels.
Tasks
  • sorting and sequencing items for delivery
  • delivering mail, parcels, documents and other items to customers' premises and mailboxes
  • receiving orders for deliveries from customers
  • collecting signatures and charges for cash-on-delivery orders
  • issuing and collecting receipts for pick-up and delivery items
  • keeping records of items received and delivered
  • maintaining walk books, directories, mail counts, equipment maintenance logs and other delivery records
  • loading and unloading mail conveyances and internal mail handling equipment
  • assisting with receipting inward mail, checking wrongly addressed, missorted, undelivered and redirected mail, and processing freepost and underpaid mail
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.
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