Transport

  • Air accident investigator

    Air accident engineering inspector, air accident operations inspector

    Air accident investigators search for the causes of accidents and serious incidents, involving civilian aircraft.

  • Air traffic controller

    Air traffic control officer

    Air traffic controllers give information and advice to airline pilots to help them take off and land safely and on time.

  • Airline customer service agent

    Airline customer service agents make sure passengers and their luggage safely board the right aircraft at the right time.

  • Airline pilot

    Aircraft pilot, co-pilot, first officer, captain

    Airline pilots fly passengers and cargo to destinations around the world.

  • Airport baggage handler

    Airline baggage handler, cargo handler, ramp hand

    Airport baggage handlers load and unload luggage and cargo from aircraft.

  • Airport information assistant

    Airport information assistants help passengers in airports.

  • Ambulance care assistant

    Patient transport service driver, ambulance staff

    Ambulance care assistants take patients to and from hospital for appointments.

  • Bus or coach driver

    Bus and coach drivers transport passengers on local, national or overseas journeys.

  • Cabin crew

    Flight attendant, air steward, air stewardess

    Air cabin crew help make sure that airline passengers have a comfortable, safe and pleasant flight.

  • Car rental agent

    Car rental assistant, vehicle reservation agent

    Car rental agents hire out and lease vehicles to businesses and the public.

  • Car valet

    Vehicle valets, car cleaners

    Car valets clean the inside and outside of motor vehicles.

  • Care escort

    Community transport passenger assistant

    Community transport passenger assistants accompany elderly people or adults and children with disabilities, on local journeys.

  • Chauffeur

    Driver

    Chauffeurs drive clients from place to place, making sure their journey is safe and comfortable, and that they arrive on time.

  • Community transport driver

    Community transport drivers provide a door-to-door service for people who can't easily use public transport.

  • Delivery van driver

    Van driver, multi-drop driver

    Delivery van drivers collect a wide range of items and deliver them to customers.

  • Driving instructor

    Driving instructors teach people the skills and knowledge they need to drive safely and pass their driving test.

  • Fishing vessel skipper

    Fishing vessel skippers are in charge of the crew onboard sea-going fishing boats.

  • Forklift driver

    Forklift operator, forklift truck driver

    Forklift drivers load and unload goods in warehouses, ports and airports.

  • Garage manager

    Service centre manager, vehicle workshop manager, workshop controller

    Garage managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of a garage workshop.

  • Helicopter engineer

    Helicopter technician, aviation engineer, aircraft engineer

    Helicopter engineers service and repair helicopters.

  • Helicopter pilot

    Helicopter pilots fly single- and multi-engined helicopters for business, leisure or emergency services.

  • Import-export clerk

    Shipping agent, freight forwarder, import-export agent

    Import-export clerks ship goods to and from the UK by road, rail, air and sea.

  • Large goods vehicle driver

    LGV driver, HGV driver, lorry driver

    Large goods vehicle (LGV) and heavy goods vehicle (HGV) lorry drivers transport and deliver goods between suppliers and customers.

  • Lock keeper

    Canal lock keeper, river lock keeper

    Lock keepers open and close lock gates on canals and rivers to allow leisure and commercial boats to pass through.

  • Merchant Navy deck officer

    Navigation officer

    Merchant Navy deck officers look after the day-to-day running and navigation of ships, and take care of passengers and cargo.

  • Merchant Navy rating

    Merchant Navy ratings carry out a wide range of jobs to help the day-to-day running of a ship.

  • Motor vehicle parts person

    Service adviser

    Motor vehicle parts persons supply individuals, dealerships and garages with spare parts.

  • Patient transport service controller

    Patient transport service call handler

    Patient transport service controllers arrange transport to take frail or vulnerable people to and from medical appointments.

  • Port operative

    Stevedore, passenger operations worker, port worker

    Port operatives work with cargo, passengers and marine craft in ports and harbours.

  • Rail engineering technician

    Rolling stock engineer

    Rail engineering technicians install and service mechanical and electrical systems on trains.

  • Rail track maintenance worker

    Railway worker

    Rail track maintenance workers inspect and repair railway tracks, bridges, tunnels and viaducts.

  • Railway signaller

    Points operator, signal operator

    Railway signallers operate the signals and points on rail tracks to keep trains running safely and on time.

  • Road traffic accident investigator

    Collision investigator

    Road traffic accident investigators carry out examinations to work out why an accident happened.

  • Road transport manager

    Road transport managers make sure goods and passengers reach their destinations safely, on time and in the most cost-effective way.

  • Signalling technician

    Signalling technicians maintain and repair rail telecommunications equipment and signalling systems.

  • Supply chain manager

    Supply chain managers organise the movement of goods and materials from suppliers and manufacturers to customers.

  • Tanker driver

    Tanker drivers transport bulk materials and liquids by road.

  • Taxi driver

    Cab driver, private hire driver, minicab driver

    Taxi drivers pick up passengers and charge a fee to take them to their destination by the quickest route.

  • Tractor driver

    Agricultural machinery operator, combine harvester driver, crop sprayer

    Tractor drivers operate farm machinery used to plough fields, plant seeds, and spray and harvest crops.

  • Train conductor

    Train guard, train crew

    Train conductors issue tickets to rail passengers and make sure that their journeys are safe and comfortable.

  • Train driver

    Engine driver, underground driver, Eurostar driver, tube driver

    Train drivers operate trains on rail networks, making sure that passengers and freight get to where they're going safely and on time.

  • Train station worker

    Train station workers deal with customers and carry out duties in stations and on platforms.

  • Tram driver

    Tram drivers take passengers to and from destinations, following a set timetable.

  • Transport planner

    Transport planners manage road, rail and air transport networks at local, regional and national level.

  • Windscreen fitter

    Windscreen repairer

    Windscreen fitters repair and replace damaged glass on vehicles like cars, lorries and buses.