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891112 - Truck Driver's Offsider

Description

Loads and unloads trucks and containers.

Skill Level

5

Specialisations

    • Furniture Removalist's Assistant

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8911 Freight and Furniture Handlers

Description

load and unload trucks, containers and rail cars, and transfer cargo between ships and other forms of transport and storage facilities.

Tasks

    • labelling goods with customers' details and destinations
    • loading goods into trucks, containers and rail wagons, and securing loads
    • assisting to tie down loads and cover them with tarpaulins
    • guiding truck drivers into loading bays and through confined spaces
    • performing clerical functions to record and check cargo on arrival, storage and despatch
    • opening and closing hatches and securing cargo to prevent shifting during voyages
    • transferring loads using moving equipment and directing equipment operations using communication systems
    • stacking cargo on pallets, trays, flats and slings to facilitate transfer to and from ships

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 891111 Freight Handler (Rail or Road)
    • 891112 Truck Driver's Offsider
    • 891113 Waterside Worker

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