1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 7 Machinery Operators and Drivers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 73 Road and Rail Drivers


    ROAD AND RAIL DRIVERS drive cars, buses, coaches, trains, trams, vans and trucks to transport passengers and freight.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • stopping at designated locations to pick up and set down passengers and freight
    • establishing destinations and determining most appropriate routes
    • ensuring passengers and freight arrive at destinations on time
    • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
    • assisting with loading and unloading operations using lifting and tipping devices
    • observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles

This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 731 Automobile, Bus and Rail Drivers
        MINOR GROUP 732 Delivery Drivers
        MINOR GROUP 733 Truck Drivers

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