Swimming officials watch over a female butterfly swimming race

Other Sports Official

Other Sports Officials coordinate and direct sporting activities, and liaise with other officials to interpret and enforce sporting rules and regulations.

Overview

Other Sports Officials coordinate and direct sporting activities, and liaise with other officials to interpret and enforce sporting rules and regulations.

Day-to-day

  • officiates at sporting events to enforce rules
  • co-ordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce rules and regulations relating to sport.

Considerations

  • stressful
  • working outdoors.

Occupation snapshot
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Very strong

To become an Other Sports Official

  • You need a high level of knowledge of your sport specialisation to work as an Other Sports Official. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. Courses are often available through the relevant sporting association.

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