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ANZSCO 149413 - Registered Migration Australia

A transport company manager organises and controls the operations of an enterprise that operates a fleet of vehicles to transport goods and passengers. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia a transport company manager is a Skill Level 2 occupation.





  • Bus Company Manager
  • Car Rental Agency Manager



Occupation Lists
Transport Company Manager is on the following skill lists:



This occupation is not on the following skill lists:




Group: 1494 Transport Services Managers


Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a transport company manager is to organise and control the buying and selling of vehicles for rental agencies and coordinate the leasing of vehicles, the operations of railway stations, and the operations of enterprises that operate fleets of vehicles to transport goods and passengers



  • organising the purchase and maintenance of transport vehicles, equipment and fuel
  • liaising with clients to determine requirements and providing customers with advice and information regarding vehicle type, purchase or hire rates and obligations and handling complaints
  • receiving orders and bookings, and planning and implementing transportation schedules
  • ensuring goods are stored and transported in conditions that will maintain their quality
  • arranging collection and delivery of vehicles and goods
  • maintaining business records and preparing operational statements and reports
  • coordinating activities associated with the arrival, departure, loading and unloading of trains
  • ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations


Skill Level

Most occupations in the transport company manager unit group (Group 1494) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.


In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)


In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)


At least three years 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 as a transport company manager in Australia may be required.

Occupations within the Transport Company Manager Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same transport company manager group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Transport Company Manager is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Visa Caveats


The following caveats apply to the subclass 457 visa and ENS Direct Entry Stream applications:

  • Caveat 9
    The position predominantly involves responsibility for low skilled tasks.
    Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.
    Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.
    Example 3: Truck driving.
  • Caveat 19
    The position is in a business that has an annual turnover of less than AUD1,000,000.
  • Caveat 21
    The position is in a business that has fewer than 5 employees.


Average Income


The average salary for a Transport Company Manager in Australia is $ 105,592 for male employees and $ 81,230 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 49.0 Females: 60.1 Persons: 52.8


Source: (Group 1494) Transport services managers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



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