Delivery Driver

Also known as Van Driver.
Drives a van or car to deliver goods. Registration or licensing is required.
Training time 6 months - 2 years
Average pay $37,051
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 12,200

What does a Delivery Driver do?

  • determining the destinations of goods and most appropriate delivery routes
  • manoeuvring vehicles into position for loading and unloading
  • assisting with loading to ensure goods are arranged for ease of delivery and safely secured to avoid damage
  • verifying loading documents
  • arranging and performing unloading operations and obtaining certification of deliveries
  • reporting vehicle maintenance needs

Specialisations

  • Fast Food Delivery Driver
  • Grocery Deliverer
  • Meals on Wheels Driver
  • Taxi Truck Driver

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Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Driving Operations
Certificate III in Driving Operations