2901-Religious Professionals

Job Title: 

Religious Professionals

Job Description: 

Religious professionals function as perpetrators 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.


Tasks include:

  • perpetuating sacred traditions, practices and beliefs
  • conducting religious services, rites and ceremonies
  • undertaking various administrative and social duties, including participating in committees and meetings of religious organisations
  • - providing spiritual and moral guidance in accordance with the religion professed
  • propagating religious doctrines in own country or abroad
  • preparing religious sermons and preachings
  • developing and directing study courses and religious education programmes
  • counselling individuals regarding interpersonal, health, financial, and religious problems
  • scheduling and participating in special events such as camps, conferences, seminars, and retreats
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Minister of religion

This unit group excludes

Monk (3991)
Nun (3991)

Specific Occupations: 

Minister of religion

Other religious professionals

International Careers(ISCO): 
Similar O*NET Careers (USA) : 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore