A Livestock Transporter is responsible for moving animals from their farm or agricultural facility to saleyards, markets or other destinations. You might have to get livestock ready for transport and organise appropriate vehicles. Livestock Transporters may be involved with loading animals onto trucks, driving a heavy vehicle and ensuring animal welfare during transportation. You might also have to unload livestock at their destination.
Being a Livestock Transporter can be a physically demanding role. You’ll need to be physically fit and capable of driving long distances. You may have to handle various kinds of livestock so you’ll need to be comfortable working with animals. Livestock Transporters also need to be able to drive heavy vehicles and operate loading and unloading equipment.
There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Livestock Transporter.