3421-Athletes and Sportsmen

Job Title: 

Athletes and Sportsmen

Job Description: 

Athletes and sportsmen participate in competitive sporting events. They train, compete, either individually or as part of a team in their chosen sport.


Tasks include:

  • participating in competitive sporting events
  • participating in regular practice and training sessions and undertaking private training to maintain the required standard of fitness
  • undertaking sports promotional activities and media interviews
  • maintaining a high degree of expertise in a particular sport
  • deciding on strategies in consultation with coaches
  • assessing other competitors and conditions at venues
  • competing in sporting events
  • adhering to the rules and regulations associated with a specific sport
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Motor-racing driver
Football player
Sparring partner

Specific Occupations: 


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Source Of Info: 

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