MINOR GROUP 731
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 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: