3422-Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials

Job Title: 

Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials

Job Description: 

Sports coaches, instructors and officials work with amateur and professional sportspersons to enhance performance, encourage greater participation in sport, and organize and officiate in sporting events according to established rules.


Analysing and evaluating athletes' or teams' performances and modifying training programs

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1308 - Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences

Specific Occupations: 

342201 - Sports Development Officer
Description : Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

342202 - Sports Umpire
Description : Officiates at sporting events such as netball, hockey, football, basketball, cricket, boxing and wrestling matches.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Linesperson, Referee

342203 - Sports Official
Description : Coordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce sporting rules and regulations.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Dog or Horse Racing Official, Handicapper (Racing), Racecourse Official, Racecourse Starter, Racecourse Steward, Racecourse Timekeeper, Stipendiary Steward, Timekeeper

342204 - Sports Coach or Instructor
Description : Coaches, trains and instructs sportspersons by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Athletic Coach, Basketball Coach, Callisthenics Instructor, Cricket Coach, Dive Master, Diving Coach, Diving Instructor (Open Water), Dressage Instructor, Equine Tutor / Riding Instructor, Football Coach, Gymnastics Coach or Instructor, Martial Arts Instructor, Polo Coach, Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach, Scuba Instructor, Show Jumping Instructor, Skiing Instructor, Snorkelling Instructor, Snowboarding Instructor, Snowsport Instructor, Squash Coach, Surface Supply Breathing Apparatus (SSBA) Instructor, Swimming Coach or Instructor, Tennis Coach, Water Polo Coach

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

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