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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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