1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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TRUCK DRIVERS drive furniture removal vans and heavy trucks to transport goods and materials.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • assisting with or carrying out loading or unloading operations, using various lifting or tipping devices
  • estimating weights to comply with load limitations, and ensuring safe distribution of weight
  • packing small items into cartons and other containers, and sealing containers
  • wrapping breakable items and arranging padding around them
  • ensuring goods are stowed and securely covered, to prevent loss and damage
  • verifying loading documents, checking condition of goods and obtaining certification of deliveries


This section contains the following subsection :
              7311-11 Heavy Truck Driver
              7311-13 Furniture Removalist

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