1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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3993-17 Other Sportsperson

Competes in sporting events.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. This occupation requires high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • trains for events under the guidance of coaches to improve fitness, skills and mental preparation
  • assesses other competitors and conditions at venues
  • decides on strategies in consultation with coaches
  • practices, and plays in competitions
  • may undertake promotional and media duties
  • may coach junior or other teams, and run coaching clinics
  • may arrange financial sponsorship or contracts

Specialisations:
Athlete
Cricketer
Cyclist
Lifeguard
Racing Driver
Surfer
Tennis Player

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