Registered Migration Australia


ANZSCO 452499 - Registered Migration Australia


This occupation groups covers Sportspersons not elsewhere classified. This occupation group 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 may be required. Sportspersons (nec) in Australia a Skill Level 3 occupation.






  • Athlete
  • Cricketer
  • Cyclist
  • Racing Driver
  • Surfer
  • Tennis Player



Sportspersons (nec) Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill lists:



This occupation is not on the following skill list:






Group: 4524 Sportspersons





Sportspersons (nec) job description - Registered Migration Australia


The job of a sportspersons, not elsewhere classified, is to participate in sporting events for monetary gain either as individuals or as members of a team.



  • 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


Skill Level

Most occupations in the sportspersons (nec) unit group (Group 4524) 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 as a sportspersons (nec) Australia may be required.


Occupations within the Sportspersons (nec) Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same sportspersons (nec) group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Sportspersons (nec) is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for a Sportspersons (nec) in Australia is $ 49,668 for male employees and $ 18,653 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 24.8 Females: 26.0 Persons: 25.1

Source: (Group 4524) Sportspersons - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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