Truck drivers drive trucks with or without trailers to transport materials, livestock, machinery, liquids, general freight, and sometimes hazardous substances.
Work is mostly in the truck, driving on the road. Nights away from home are often required.
Suits people who are reliable, confident to drive heavy vehicles and skilled at handling and moving large objects.
Formal qualifications are not required, however a vocational education and training (VET) course in driving operations can improve employability.
You must have a Heavy Vehicle licence from your state or territory
You may also need: