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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 7312 BUS AND COACH DRIVERS


    BUS AND COACH DRIVERS drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing is required.

    Tasks Include:

    • stopping at set locations to pick up and set down passengers
    • opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
    • controlling lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
    • collecting fares and giving change and tickets, and monitoring electronic entry
    • advising passengers on destinations
    • maintaining conduct of passengers
    • may use public address systems to provide information and tour commentaries for passengers
    • may assist coach passengers with baggage and accommodation bookings
    • may maintain, service and clean coaches

    Occupations:
      731211 Bus Driver
      731212 Charter and Tour Bus Driver
      731213 Passenger Coach Driver

731211 BUS DRIVER

    Drives a bus to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Minibus Driver
      School Bus Driver

731212 CHARTER AND TOUR BUS DRIVER

    Drives a coach to transport passengers on sightseeing, educational and other tours. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisation:

      Coach Tour Driver

731213 PASSENGER COACH DRIVER

    Drives a coach to transport passengers long distances on scheduled intercity services over established routes. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4



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