3423-Fitness and Recreation Instructors and Program Leaders

Job Title: 

Fitness and Recreation Instructors and Program Leaders

Job Description: 

Fitness and recreation instructors and program leaders lead, guide and instruct groups and individuals in recreational, fitness or outdoor adventure activities.


Demonstrating and teaching body movements, concepts and skills used in fitness routines and recreational activities

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

914 - Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Specific Occupations: 

342301 - Fitness Instructor
Description : Directs, instructs and guides an individual or group in the pursuit of physical fitness and well-being.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Aerobics Instructor, Aquarobics Instructor, Fitness Centre Worker, Fitness Consultant / Trainer / Instructor, Gym Instructor / Trainer, Gymnasium Attendant, Health and Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Physical Activity Coordinator, Physical Education Officer, Physical Fitness Trainer, Physical Training Instructor

342302 - Outdoor Adventure Guide
Description : Instructs and guides an individual or groups in the use of equipment and explaining and enforcing safety procedures, rules and regulations for outdoor adventure activities.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Adventure Safari Guide, Adventure Tourism Operator, Bungee Jump Master, Cycle Touring Guides, Diving Operator, Dolphin Swimming Guide, Fishing Guide, Hiking Guide, Horse Riding Instructor, Horse Trekking Guides, Hunting Guide, Kayaking Guide, Mountain Guide, Outdoor Adventure Instructor, Outdoor Adventure Leader, Outdoor Recreation Guide, River Kayaking Guide, River Rafting Guide, Sea Kayaking Guide, Shark Swimming Guide, Snorkelling Guide, Team Building Operator, Trekking Guide, White-water Rafting Guide

342303 - Caving Guide
Description : Plans, organises and provides guided cave exploring experiences for individuals and groups.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

Source Of Info: 

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