2636-Religious Professionals

Job Title: 

Religious Professionals

Job Description: 

Religious professionals function as perpetuators of sacred traditions, practices and beliefs. They conduct religious services, celebrate or administer the rites of a religious faith or denomination, provide spiritual and moral guidance and perform other functions associated with the practice of a religion.


Conducting religious services, rites and ceremonies;

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1703 - Theology
1702 - Religion

Specific Occupations: 

263601 - Minister of Religion
Description : Performs spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faiths and provides motivation, guidance and training in religious life for the people of a congregation or parish, and the wider community. This occupation requires high levels of personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Archbishop, Bishop, Chaplain, Imam, Priest, Rabbi, Religious Leader, Religious Worker, Salvation Army Officer, Theologian

Additional Notes: 

NOTE: Members of religious orders whose work involves performing the tasks of other occupations, for example as teachers, nurses or welfare support workers, should be classified according to the main tasks and duties performed in the job.

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa