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Tour Guide

Also known as Tour Escort, Tour Leader.

Escorts visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours, and describes and explains points of interest.


Tasks Include:


  • meeting and greeting visitors
  • controlling visitors' access to exhibits
  • ensuring safety of collections
  • maintaining attendance records
  • planning and rearranging schedules and itineraries
  • planning, organising and conducting tours
  • arranging transportation and accommodation for visitors following planned itineraries
  • arranging entry to places of interest
  • answering questions, providing commentaries, issuing brochures and tour literature, showing audiovisual presentations, and explaining features and procedures at tour sites
Specialisations
  • Regional Guide
Job prospects for Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides in Victoria

Occupations in the Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides group include Gallery or Museum Guide and Tour Guide.

Employment prospects
There are currently 1,300 Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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