1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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SPORTSPERSONS, COACHES AND RELATED SUPPORT WORKERS participate in sporting events for monetary gain or recognition, coach, train and instruct sporting competitors, and officiate at sporting events.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. Some occupations may require high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Tasks Include:

  • competing in and training for sporting events
  • coaching, training and instructing sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • planning and directing game strategies, developing play patterns, analysing game progress and motivating players
  • 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


This section contains the following subsection :
              3993-11 Jockey
              3993-13 Golfer
              3993-15 Footballer
              3993-17 Other Sportsperson
              3993-19 Gymnastics Coach
              3993-21 Tennis Coach
              3993-23 Swimming Coach
              3993-25 Horseriding Coach
              3993-27 Other Sports Coach
              3993-29 Sports Development Officer
              3993-31 Sports Umpire
              3993-33 Horse or Dog Racing Official
              3993-35 Other Sports Official

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