UNIT GROUP 7315 TRAIN DRIVERS AND ASSISTANTS
TRAIN DRIVERS AND ASSISTANTS drive locomotives or self-propelled rolling stock as part of a railway system.
The entry requirement for this unit group is 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.
- observing signals and track conditions and observing prescribed speeds
- monitoring indicator gauges, and reporting operating irregularities
- checking time and adherence to timetable
- stopping at stations to pick up or set down passengers and freight