7311-Locomotive Engine Drivers

Job Title: 

Locomotive Engine Drivers

Job Description: 

Locomotive engine drivers drive, or assist in driving, locomotive engines to transport passengers and freight.


Driving a locomotive to haul carriages underground or on the surface of a mine or quarry

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

731101 - Train Driver
Description : Drives a train to transport passengers and freight on railways.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Electric Train Driver, Fireperson, Locomotive Driver, Locomotive Observer, Mine and Quarry Engine Driver, Rail Car Driver, Railway Engine Driver, Steam Train Driver

731102 - Tram Driver
Description : Drives a tram to transport passengers on urban light rail networks.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

Additional Notes: 

NOTE: This Unit group includes drivers of vehicles that operate on fixed rail systems that are separated from public roadways. Drivers of vehicles for passenger transportation on fixed rails that are incorporated in the public roadway are classified in Unit group 7331, Bus and Tram Drivers.

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa