452413 Jockey

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
452413
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Jockey
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

452413 JOCKEY

Rides horses in competitive races, race trials, and in exercise. This occupation requires high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Apprentice Jockey
Steeplechase Jockey

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

4524 Sportspersons

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
4524
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Sportspersons
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

4524 SPORTSPERSONS

SPORTSPERSONS participate in sporting events for monetary gain either as individuals or as members of a team.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Some occupations may require high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

maintaining a high degree of expertise in a particular sport
attending regular practice sessions and undertaking private training to maintain the required standard of fitness
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
promoting water safety awareness and undertaking rescue of persons in difficulty in the water
undertaking sports promotional activities and television appearances

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
839.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
519.20
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
766.70