731311 Train Driver

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
731311
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Train Driver
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

731311 TRAIN DRIVER

Alternative Title:
Locomotive Driver

Drives a train to transport passengers and freight on railways. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 4
Specialisations:
Electric Train Driver
Fireperson (Railway)
Locomotive Observer
Rail Car Driver
Steam Train Driver

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
4

7313 Train and Tram Drivers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
7313
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Train and Tram Drivers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

7313 TRAIN AND TRAM DRIVERS

TRAIN AND TRAM DRIVERS drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.
Indicative 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.
Tasks Include:

stopping at stations and set locations to pick up and set down passengers and freight
opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
observing signals, track conditions, nearby traffic and prescribed speeds to ensure safety
monitoring indicator gauges, changing controls and power supply poles and reporting operating irregularities
checking time and adherence to timetables
may advise passengers on destinations

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
2 220.20