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Cashier Courses

A Cashier takes payments from customers and clients in a retail environment, an office or other setting. You might process transactions and provide customers with a receipt for their payment. Cashiers may count and balance money at various times during the day and check it against recorded sales. Cashiers may be responsible for ensuring registers have adequate supplies of change.

Cashiers should have excellent customer service skills and be able to deal with clients from a range of backgrounds. You’ll need to be good with numbers and have excellent attention to detail. Cashiers must be able to work as part of a team and follow correct procedures during their duties.

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Popular Cashier Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Cashier.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Cashier earn?

In Australia, a full time Cashier generally earns $960 per week ($49,920 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Cashier?

The number of people working in this profession has grown strongly in recent years. There are currently 7,600 people employed as a Cashier in Australia compared to 4,700 five years ago. Cashiers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Cashier?

A Certificate II in Retail Services is an ideal qualification if you’re planning a career as a Cashier. This course will cover a range of topics including customer interaction and retail service technologies. You could also consider a Certificate II in Retail Services (Food Speciality) or a Certificate III in Retail.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within retail operations. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.