1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.3  
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UNIT GROUP 7313 TRAIN AND TRAM DRIVERS


    TRAIN AND TRAM DRIVERS drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    The occupation Train Driver in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    The occupation Tram Driver in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In New Zealand:
      NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Registration or licensing is required.

    Tasks Include:

    • stopping at stations and set locations to pick up and set down passengers and freight
    • opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
    • observing signals, track conditions, nearby traffic and prescribed speeds to ensure safety
    • monitoring indicator gauges, changing controls and power supply poles and reporting operating irregularities
    • checking time and adherence to timetables
    • may advise passengers on destinations

    Occupations:
      731311 Train Driver
      731312 Tram Driver

731311 TRAIN DRIVER

    Alternative Title:
      Locomotive Driver

    Drives a train to transport passengers and freight on railways. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4 Australia, 3 New Zealand

    Specialisations:

      Electric Train Driver
      Fireperson (Railway)
      Locomotive Observer
      Rail Car Driver
      Steam Train Driver

731312 TRAM DRIVER

    Drives a tram to transport passengers on urban light rail networks. Registration or licensing is required.

    Skill Level: 4




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