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Train Driver Australia

Train Driver Australia ANZSCO  731311:

Train Driver Australia ANZSCO 731311:

Description

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

Skill Level

4

Alternative Titles

  • Locomotive Driver

Specialisations

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

Group: 7313 Train and Tram Drivers

Description

drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.

Tasks

  • 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

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:
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.
Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group