1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT DRIVERS drive trucks, buses, trams, cars and trains to transport passengers and goods.

Most occupations in this minor 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 minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
            7311 Truck Drivers
            7312 Bus and Tram Drivers
            7313 Automobile Drivers
            7314 Delivery Drivers
            7315 Train Drivers and Assistants

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