9211- POSTAL WORKERS, MAIL SORTERS, MESSENGERS AND COURIERS
POSTAL WORKERS, MAIL SORTERS, MESSENGERS AND COURIERS
Courier,Leaflet distributor,Mail sorter,Messenger,Postman
Workers in this unit group collect, receive, sort and deliver mail, documents, correspondence or messages, either between or within establishments.
There are no formal academic entry requirements. A medical examination may be required. Entrants complete short induction courses followed by a programme of off- and on-the-job training. NVQs/ SVQs in Mail Operations are available at Levels 1 and 2.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details
The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 6
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 12.2
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details
- collects mail from post boxes, receives parcels, and collects correspondence, documents and other material from individuals, offices or other establishments;
- sorts mail, parcels and other incoming and outgoing material for delivery, and maintains records of material received and despatched;
- delivers mail, parcels, correspondence and other materials to specified or agreed routes and schedules;
- completes delivery forms, collects charges, and issues receipts for the collection and delivery of registered or recorded mail and other items.