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7311 Automobile Drivers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Automobile Drivers drive motor cars to transport passengers to destinations.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit 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:

  • NZQF 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.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • using mobile computer systems and radio networks to log into waiting passenger information
  • picking up passengers at designated locations or when hailed
  • checking passenger destinations and determining most appropriate route
  • transporting passengers to desired destinations
  • assisting passengers with luggage
  • collecting fares and processing fare payments
  • may collect and deliver parcels

Occupations:

  • 731111 Chauffeur
  • 731112 Taxi Driver
  • 731199 Automobile Drivers nec

731111 Chauffeur

Drives a limousine, van or private car to transport passengers to destinations on a fee-for-service basis, usually on a long-term hiring arrangement. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 4

Specialisations:

  • Hire Car Driver
  • Limousine Driver

731112 Taxi Driver

Drives a taxi to transport passengers to destinations on a fee-for-service basis, usually on a short-term, metered fare hiring arrangement. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 4

731199 Automobile Drivers nec

This occupation group covers Automobile Drivers not elsewhere classified. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 4

Occupations in this group include:

  • Oversize Load Pilot Escort
  • Rental Car Ferry Driver