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

Eligible Visas for this Occupation include

    Skill Level



    • Minibus Driver
    • School Bus Driver

    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)

    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 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
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