Major Group: 7 – Machinery Operators and Drivers | Sub-Major Group: 73 – Road and Rail Drivers | Minor Group: 733 – Truck Drivers | Unit Group: 7331 – Truck Drivers
Description: Drives a heavy truck, requiring a specially endorsed class of licence, to transport bulky goods. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level 4 : Occupations at Skill Level 4 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:
– NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification or
– AQF Certificate II or III.
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
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Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Description: Drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.
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.
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
Other occupations in this Unit Group
733112 – Aircraft Refueller
733113 – Furniture Removalist
733114 – Tanker Driver
733115 – Tow Truck Driver