Auctioneer – ANZSCO 611111

Description
Conducts sales of real estate, goods and livestock by taking offers from buyers and accepting the highest purchase price. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
3

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Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Group: 6111 Auctioneers, and Stock and Station Agents

Description
sell property at auction, and advise and represent farmers in business transactions such as buying and selling livestock, rural property, and goods and services.
Tasks
  • appraising and listing property for auction
  • organising advertising, catalogues and other publicity for auctions
  • consulting vendors and setting reserve prices
  • describing property presented and the conditions of sale
  • asking for or setting opening bids and determining reserve prices
  • accepting bids from potential buyers and closing sales to the highest bidders
  • purchasing and selling livestock and rural property on behalf of clients
  • selling agricultural supplies, such as seed, grains, feed, sprays, dips, drenches and veterinary products, in accordance with statutory requirements
  • acting as an insurance agent for rural clients
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 III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years 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.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 611111 Auctioneer
  • 611112 Stock and Station Agent