1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 4523 SPORTS COACHES, INSTRUCTORS AND OFFICIALS

SPORTS COACHES, INSTRUCTORS AND OFFICIALS coach, train and instruct participants in sports, and officiate at sporting events.

Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)


In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

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 may be required.

The occupation Sports Development Officer has 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 is required.

Tasks Include:

  • coaching, training and instructing sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • planning and directing game strategies, developing play patterns and analysing game progress
  • motivating sportspersons and supervising practice sessions
  • recruiting players and other coaching staff
  • arranging entries into sporting competitions
  • promoting sports and skills development, and overseeing the participation of young people in sport
  • officiating at sporting events to enforce rules
  • coordinating and directing sporting activities, and liaising with other officials to interpret and enforce rules and regulations relating to sport

Occupations:

452311 Diving Instructor (Open Water)
452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor
452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor
452314 Snowsport Instructor
452315 Swimming Coach or Instructor
452316 Tennis Coach
452317 Other Sports Coach or Instructor
452318 Dog and Horse Racing Official
452321 Sports Development Officer
452322 Sports Umpire
452323 Other Sports Official

452311 DIVING INSTRUCTOR (OPEN WATER)


Trains and instructs recreational or commercial open water divers in diving techniques, safety and the correct use of diving equipment. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:
Dive Master
Scuba Instructor
Snorkelling Instructor
Surface Supply Breathing Apparatus (SSBA) Instructor


452312 GYMNASTICS COACH OR INSTRUCTOR


Coaches, trains and instructs participants in gymnastics by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:
Callisthenics Instructor
Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach


452313 HORSE RIDING COACH OR INSTRUCTOR


Coaches, trains and instructs participants in horse riding by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:
Dressage Instructor
Polo Coach
Show Jumping Instructor


452314 SNOWSPORT INSTRUCTOR


Coaches, trains and instructs participants in snow skiing, snowboarding or other snowsports by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:
Skiing Instructor
Snowboarding Instructor


452315 SWIMMING COACH OR INSTRUCTOR


Coaches, trains and instructs participants in swimming by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:
Diving Coach
Learn to Swim Instructor


452316 TENNIS COACH


Coaches, trains and instructs participants in tennis by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3


452317 OTHER SPORTS COACH OR INSTRUCTOR


Coaches, trains and instructs participants in other sports by analysing their performances and developing their abilities. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisations:
Basketball Coach
Cricket Coach
Football Coach
Martial Arts Instructor
Sports Trainer
Windsurfing Instructor


452318 DOG OR HORSE RACING OFFICIAL


Alternative Title:
Race Steward

Coordinates and directs horse or dog racing activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce racing rules and regulations. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:
Handicapper (Racing)


452321 SPORTS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER


Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people and other special groups in sport. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 2


452322 SPORTS UMPIRE


Alternative Title:
Referee

Officiates at sporting events, such as netball, hockey, football, basketball, cricket, boxing and wrestling matches, by interpreting and enforcing match rules. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:
Linesperson (Sport)


452323 OTHER SPORTS OFFICIAL


Coordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce sporting rules and regulations. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Specialisation:
Timekeeper (Sports)


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