Truck Drivers drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
- 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
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- Tanker Driver
- Tow Truck Driver
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Certificate III in Driving Operations
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