Antique Dealer

Antique Dealers buy and sell antiques such as furniture, art, jewellery and china. They may also clean, restore and value antiques.

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    Overview

    Antique Dealers buy and sell antiques such as furniture, art, jewellery and china. They may also clean, restore and value antiques.

    Day-to-day

    • determines product mix, stock levels and service standards
    • formulates and implements purchasing and marketing policies, and sets prices
    • promotes and advertises the establishment's goods and services
    • sells goods to customers and advises them on product use
    • maintains records of stock levels and financial transactions
    • undertakes budgeting for the establishment
    • controls selection, training and supervision of staff
    • ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become an Antique Dealer

    • You can work as an Antique Dealer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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