1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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3993-29 Sports Development Officer

Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport
  • provides administrative and organisational support to schools or clubs
  • advises teachers and coaches, conducts coaching clinics and training camps, and disseminates information and materials from parent sporting bodies
  • develops training exercises to enhance skills
  • may act as coach of individuals or teams in representative competitions
  • may act as a talent scout for clubs within parent sporting bodies
  • may schedule competitions and allocate venues
  • may be responsible for the maintenance of sports grounds, courts and venues

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