How to become a Cashier

Cashiers receive cash, cheques or credit/debit card payments, record these payments using cash registers or electronic equipment and provide change to customers.

Personal requirements of a Cashier

  • Enjoy clerical and administrative tasks
  • Able to work quickly and accurately
  • Confidence in handling money
  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills

Education & Training for a Cashier

You can work as a cashier without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job. You can also become a cashier through a traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10.

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