SUB-MAJOR GROUP 73
ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT DRIVERS
ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT DRIVERS drive trucks, buses, trams, cars and trains to transport passengers and goods.
Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks performed by Road and Rail Transport Drivers typically include driving transport vehicles; positioning vehicles for loading and unloading of goods, and assisting with loading or unloading operations; stopping at set locations to pick up or set down passengers, and collecting fares from passengers; estimating weights to comply with load limitations, and ensuring safe distribution of weight; and verifying loading documents, checking condition of goods and obtaining certification of deliveries.
Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor group: