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Truck Driver (General) Australia

Truck Driver (General) Australia ANZSCO  733111:

Truck Driver (General) Australia ANZSCO 733111:

Description

Drives a heavy truck, requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulky goods. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

4

Specialisations

  • Cement Mixer Driver
  • Compactor Driver (Rubbish Collection)
  • Haulpak Driver
  • Kaitaraiwa Taraka (NZ)
  • Livestock Haulier
  • Logging Truck Driver
  • Road Train Driver
  • Tilt Tray Driver

Group: 7331 Truck Drivers

Description

drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

Tasks

  • 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

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.

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