3423-Fitness and recreation instructors and program leaders

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Fitness and recreation instructors and program leaders
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Fitness and recreation instructors and program leaders lead, guide and instruct groups and individuals in recreational, fitness or outdoor adventure activities.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) planning and carrying out recreational and fitness activities
  • (b) monitoring recreational, sports or fitness activities to ensure safety and provide emergency or first aid assistance when required
  • (c) evaluating and monitoring clients? abilities and fitness and recommending activities
  • (d) demonstrating and teaching body movements, concepts and skills used in fitness routines and recreational activities
  • (e) instructing in the use of equipment
  • (f) explaining and enforcing safety procedures, rules and regulations.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Aerobics instructor
- Fitness instructor
- Horse riding instructor
- Outdoor adventure guide
- Personal trainer
- Sailing instructor
- Underwater diving instructor


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Ski instructor - 3422
- Swimming instructor - 3422

Careers ( UK Standards ):