Sports Coach, Instructor and Official ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/sports-coaches-instructors-and-officials?occupationCode=4523

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials coach, train and instruct participants in sports, and officiate at sporting events.

 

Requisite Education:

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 or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Note: some roles within this unit group are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • 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

 

452311 Diving Instructor (Open Water) ANZSCO

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 (Note: some roles within this occupation are at ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

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

 

452312 Gymnastics Coach or Instructor ANZSCO

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

Requisite Education for Gymnastics Coach or Instructor:

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Registration or licensing is required.

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Note: some roles within this unit group are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level.

Skill Level: 4 (Note: some roles within this occupation are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level)

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

  • Callisthenics Instructor
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach

 

452313 Horse Riding Coach or Instructor ANZSCO

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

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

  • Dressage Instructor
  • Polo Coach
  • Show Jumping Instructor

 

452314 Snowsport Instructor ANZSCO

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

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

  • Skiing Instructor
  • Snowboarding Instructor

 

452315 Swimming Coach or Instructor ANZSCO

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

Requisite Education for Swimming Coach or Instructor:

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Registration or licensing is required.

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Note: some roles within this unit group are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level.

Skill Level: 4 (Note: some roles within this occupation are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level)

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

  • Diving Coach
  • Learn to Swim Instructor

 

452316 Tennis Coach ANZSCO

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

Requisite Education for Tennis Coach:

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Registration or licensing is required.

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Note: some roles within this unit group are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level.

Skill Level: 4 (Note: some roles within this occupation are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level)

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

452317 Other Sports Coach or Instructor ANZSCO

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

Requisite Education for Other Sports Coach or Instructor:

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

Registration or licensing is required.

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Note: some roles within this unit group are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level.

Skill Level: 4 (Note: some roles within this occupation are at a higher ANZSCO Skill Level)

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisations:

  • Basketball Coach
  • Cricket Coach
  • Football Coach
  • Martial Arts Instructor
  • Sports Trainer
  • Windsurfing Instructor

 

452318 Dog and Horse Racing Official ANZSCO

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

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Race Steward

Specialisation:

  • Handicapper (Racing)

 

452321 Sports Development Officer ANZSCO

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

Requisite Education for Sports Development Officer:

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Skill Level: 2

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

 

452322 Sports Umpire ANZSCO

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

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Referee

Specialisation:

  • Linesperson (Sport)

 

452323 Other Sports Official ANZSCO

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

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Specialisation:

  • Timekeeper (Sports)

 


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