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731211 - Bus Driver

Description

Drives a bus to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

4

Specialisations

    • Minibus Driver
    • School Bus Driver

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 7312 Bus and Coach Drivers

Description

drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

Tasks

    • stopping at set locations to pick up and set down passengers
    • opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
    • controlling lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
    • collecting fares and giving change and tickets, and monitoring electronic entry
    • advising passengers on destinations
    • maintaining conduct of passengers
    • may use public address systems to provide information and tour commentaries for passengers
    • may assist coach passengers with baggage and accommodation bookings
    • may maintain, service and clean coaches

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

    • 731211 Bus Driver
    • 731212 Charter and Tour Bus Driver
    • 731213 Passenger Coach Driver

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