1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    TRUCK DRIVERS drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor 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:

    • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
    • loading and unloading vehicles using lifting and tipping devices
    • observing safety requirements when loading and unloading vehicles
    • making regular quality checks of vehicles to ensure they can be driven safely
    • estimating weights to comply with load limitations and ensuring safe distribution of weight
    • 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 :
          UNIT GROUP 7331 Truck Drivers

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