The primary responsibility of a cashier is to take payments from customers but they may be required to perform other duties.

Day-to-Day tasks

  • operating the till, scanning items and taking payments
  • helping customers at self-service checkouts
  • learning about the layout of the store and helping customers with queries
  • provide excellent customer service
  • using simple mental mathematics to issue change
  • able to process card payments

Industry Qualifications

Employers will have their own set requirements although usually you are not required to hold a specific qualification in cashiering.

Skills required

  • customer service skills
  • good communicator
  • good at maths

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