What's it like to be a Cashier?
Cashiers interact with customers to take payments, process exchanges and refunds, explain or recommend items and answer questions. They often work in supermarkets, restaurants, shops, car parks and most other places where a high volume of payments are received.
Tasks and duties
- Cash handling.
- EFTPOS machine operation.
- Advising customers on products or services.
- Processing returns and exchanges.
- Resolving complaints.
- Providing receipts, invoices and other types of paperwork.
- Handling gift cards and vouchers.
- Wrapping and bagging physical items.
- Balancing the cash register.
- Providing credit and debit reports.
What can I earn as a Cashier?
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How to become a Cashier
- Get on-the-job training. You might enter into an organisation at a lower level and receive training to become a Cashier as you learn the processes and functions required in the role.
- Consider formal learning with a Certificate II in Retail Services (SIR20216) at TAFE. This course covers working effectively in a service organisation, as well as how to identify security risks.
- You can go a little deeper and earn a Certificate III in Retail (SIR30216). This course covers working effectively in a service organisation.