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Chauffeur

Aliases: Driver, Cab Driver, Personal Driver

Industry/Sector(s): Automotive


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Chauffeur is expected to perform include:

  • Driving an owner/customer from one place to another
  • Maintaining the vehicle in a proper condition
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 3
  • It is a field job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is necessary
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working is 8/9 hours a day for 6/7 days a week
  • Shift system is available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, Class 12th
  • Certified training for Chauffeur (programme aligned to ASC/Q 9712 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)​​

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Familiar with road safety laws
  • Familiar with the procedure for basic maintenance of vehicles
  • Knowledge of route planning
  • Possess​ valid driving license
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations related to road use and safety
  • Familiar with GPS/Navigation system
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Training in ASDC LMV Driver Level 3 module and preferably also ASDC Auto Service Technician Level 3
  • Ability to deal with stress
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Institute of Chauffeur Services
    http://www.iocsindia.com/

  • Aravali Institute of Safe Driving Pvt. Ltd 
    http://www.aisd.in/
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
  • http://www.aisd.in/trainingprogram.html
  • http://www.iocsindia.com/our-programme.php
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Chauffeur  Chauffeur Level 5 → Start their own business/Become trainers in driving schools

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 6

  • For candidates with experience - Rs 8,000 to Rs 15,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1
  • Some organizations hire new entrants if ASDC Driver Level 3 certificate holder
  • Generally, 1 - 2 years experience required in driving a four wheeler vehicle
PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 2, 4, 5, 6
  • Self-employed
  • Hotels/resorts
  • Private companies
  • Individuals
  • Travel agencies
  • Government departments
  • Organizations providing cabs/taxies
KEYWORDS 
  • Driver
  • Taxi Driver
  • Cab Driver
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20158322.0102Chauffeur
ISCO 20088322Car, Taxi and Van Drivers
NIC 200849219Other urban or suburban passenger transport n.e.c.
QP ReferenceASC/Q9712Chauffer Level 4
NSQFLevel ​4Not available
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