Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Bus Driver

Drives a bus to transport passengers short distances on scheduled intra-city services over established routes. 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
Specialisations
  • Minibus Driver
  • School Bus Driver
Job prospects for Bus and Coach Drivers in Victoria

Occupations in the Bus and Coach Drivers group include Bus Driver, Charter and Tour Bus Driver and Passenger Coach Driver.

Employment prospects
There are currently 9,800 Bus and Coach Drivers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$1,067.00

Hourly earnings
$26.40

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

Related courses
Results
Displaying 1 to 8 of 8 courses related to Bus Driver.
Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available

This unit is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It involves the skills and knowledge required to appl...

This course is offered in 7 locations

This unit is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge required to carr...

This course is offered in 5 locations

This unit is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It provides the skills and knowledge required to carr...

This course is offered in 5 locations

This unit is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It involves the skills and knowledge required to foll...

This course is offered in 1 location

This training program is made up of units from the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It involves the skills and...

This course is offered in 7 locations

This unit is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It involves the skills and knowledge required to oper...

This course is offered in 4 locations

This unit is part of the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It involves the skills and knowledge required to plan...

This course is offered in 3 locations

This training program is made up of units from the Transport and Logistics Training Package. It is designed to help indi...

This course is offered in 1 location

Saved searches

Save your search results for quick access.
TAFEs and other public providers
Find out about the different types of public training providers.

CSS is relied upon in order to use this site. Please enable and refresh your page. For information on accessibility please navigate to the link in the footer of this page. Thank you.