1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7312-11 Bus Driver

Drives buses to transport passengers over established or special routes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • stops at set locations to pick up or set down passengers
  • opens and closes doors before and after passengers board or alight
  • controls lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
  • collects fares and gives change and tickets, or ensures collection of fares by bus conductors
  • advises passengers on destinations
  • maintains conduct of passengers on school buses
  • may use public address systems and provide information or tour commentaries to passengers
  • may assist coach passengers with baggage and accommodation bookings
  • may maintain, service and clean coaches

Specialisations:
Chartered Bus Driver
School Bus Driver
Tour Coach Driver

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