7312 BUS AND COACH DRIVERS
BUS AND COACH DRIVERS drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
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.
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