Antique dealer reviews stock in her antique store

Antique Dealer

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

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.

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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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