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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 7331 TRUCK DRIVERS


    TRUCK DRIVERS drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

    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:

    • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
    • loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
    • observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
    • making regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
    • estimating weights to comply with load limitations and ensuring safe distribution of weight
    • ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered to prevent loss and damage
    • verifying loading documents, checking condition of goods and obtaining certification of deliveries

    Occupations:
      733111 Truck Driver (General)
      733112 Aircraft Refueller
      733113 Furniture Removalist
      733114 Tanker Driver
      733115 Tow Truck Driver

733111 TRUCK DRIVER (GENERAL)

    Drives a heavy truck, requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulky goods. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Cement Mixer Driver
      Compactor Driver (Rubbish Collection)
      Haulpak Driver
      Kaitaraiwa Taraka (NZ)
      Livestock Haulier
      Logging Truck Driver
      Road Train Driver
      Tilt Tray Driver

733112 AIRCRAFT REFUELLER

    Drives a tanker truck filled with aviation fuel to waiting aircraft, attaches a fuel hose to aircraft fuel tank and fills it with fuel. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisation:

      Ground Crewman Aircraft Support (Army)

733113 FURNITURE REMOVALIST

    Drives a removal van or truck to move household and office furniture and equipment between locations. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Office Mover

733114 TANKER DRIVER

    Drives a tanker truck, requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulk liquids. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisations:

      Milk Tanker Driver
      Petrol Tanker Driver
      Water Tanker Driver

733115 TOW TRUCK DRIVER

    Drives a tow truck, requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport broken-down motor vehicles. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4

    Specialisation:

      Mechanic Recovery (Army)


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