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Gymnastics Coaches and Instructors

ANZSCO ID 452312

Overview

All Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Gymnastics Coaches and Instructors

  • 3,700 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 13% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 43 hours Average full-time
  • 20 years Average age
  • 80% female Gender Share

Gymnastics Coaches or Instructors coach gymnastics.

Specialisations: Callisthenics Instructor, Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach.

You usually need to undertake a qualification through Gymnastics Australia to work as a Gymnastics Coach or Instructor.

Tasks
  • Coaches, trains and instructs sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities.
  • Motivates sportspersons and supervises practice sessions.
  • Recruits players and other coaching staff.
  • Arranges entries into sporting competitions.
  • Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport.
  • 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.

Prospects

Pathways

You usually need to undertake a qualification through Gymnastics Australia to work as a Gymnastics Coach or Instructor.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials who are reliable, caring, compassionate and empathetic, with the ability to provide good customer service.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    69% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. English language

    68% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Customer and personal service

    60% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  4. Administration and management

    55% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  5. Psychology

    53% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  6. Personnel and human resources

    50% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  7. Sales and marketing

    49% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  8. Clerical

    44% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  9. Communications and media

    40% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  10. Therapy and counselling

    40% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  11. Mathematics

    37% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  12. Computers and electronics

    37% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  13. Public safety and security

    34% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  14. Transportation

    33% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  15. Economics and accounting

    32% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  16. Sociology and anthropology

    29% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  17. Biology

    27% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  18. Law and government

    26% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  19. Production and processing

    25% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  20. Telecommunications

    20% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Monitoring

    70% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  2. Instructing

    68% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  3. Management of personnel resources

    66% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  4. Systems evaluation

    61% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  5. Speaking

    59% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Critical thinking

    59% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  7. Judgment and decision making

    59% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  8. Social perceptiveness

    59% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  9. Active listening

    57% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  10. Coordination with others

    57% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  11. Learning strategies

    57% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  12. Negotiation

    57% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  13. Persuasion

    57% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  14. Time management

    57% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Active learning

    55% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  16. Complex problem solving

    55% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  17. Reading comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  18. Writing

    54% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  19. Systems analysis

    52% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  20. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    66% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Visualization

    66% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  3. Speech clarity

    61% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  4. Deductive reasoning

    59% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  5. Brainstorming

    59% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  6. Inductive reasoning

    57% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  7. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  8. Problem spotting

    57% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    57% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Originality

    55% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  11. Written expression

    55% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  12. Categorising

    55% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Written comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  14. Speech recognition

    52% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  15. Flexibility of closure

    48% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  16. Memorization

    48% Skill level

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

  17. Near vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  18. Far vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  19. Multitasking

    45% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  20. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Doing physically active work

    82% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  2. Coaching and developing others

    80% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  3. Training and teaching others

    70% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  4. Planning and prioritising work

    70% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  5. Building good relationships

    70% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  6. Coordinating the work of a team

    66% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  7. Looking for changes over time

    66% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  8. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    65% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  9. Scheduling work and activities

    63% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  10. Assessing and evaluating things

    62% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  11. Thinking creatively

    62% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  12. Communicating with the public

    61% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  13. Giving expert advice

    61% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  14. Working with the public

    60% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  15. Handling and moving objects

    60% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  16. Making decisions and solving problems

    59% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  17. Influencing people

    57% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  18. Researching and investigating

    57% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  19. Communicating within a team

    56% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  20. Working with computers

    43% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 27-2022.00 - Coaches and Scouts.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Contact with people

    98% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  2. Teamwork

    95% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  3. Telephone

    94% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Competition

    89% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  6. Unstructured work

    89% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    88% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Conflict situations

    86% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  9. Electronic mail

    86% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  10. Lead or coordinate a team

    86% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  11. Contact with the public

    78% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  12. Frequent decision making

    78% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  13. Physically close to people

    76% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  14. Impact of decisions

    76% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  15. Health and safety of others

    75% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  16. Public speaking

    73% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

  17. Being exact or accurate

    72% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  18. Letters and memos

    71% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  19. Time pressure

    66% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  20. Outdoors, exposed to weather

    66% Important

    Work outdoors, exposed to the weather.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Achievement

    86% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  2. Independence

    86% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Relationships

    86% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  4. Recognition

    57% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Working conditions

    57% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  6. Support

    52% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    86% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Enterprising

    81% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Practical

    81% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Administrative

    48% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Creative

    29% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Analytical

    19% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 27-2022.00 - Coaches and Scouts.

All Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Gymnastics Coaches and Instructors

  • 3,700 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 13% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 43 hours Average full-time
  • 20 years Average age
  • 80% female Gender Share

Gymnastics Coaches or Instructors coach gymnastics.

Specialisations: Callisthenics Instructor, Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach.

You usually need to undertake a qualification through Gymnastics Australia to work as a Gymnastics Coach or Instructor.

Tasks
  • Coaches, trains and instructs sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities.
  • Motivates sportspersons and supervises practice sessions.
  • Recruits players and other coaching staff.
  • Arranges entries into sporting competitions.
  • Promotes sports and skills development, and oversees the participation of young people in sport.
  • 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.

You usually need to undertake a qualification through Gymnastics Australia to work as a Gymnastics Coach or Instructor.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET training pathways.

Employers look for Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials who are reliable, caring, compassionate and empathetic, with the ability to provide good customer service.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    69% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. English language

    68% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  3. Customer and personal service

    60% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  4. Administration and management

    55% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  5. Psychology

    53% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  6. Personnel and human resources

    50% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  7. Sales and marketing

    49% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  8. Clerical

    44% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  9. Communications and media

    40% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  10. Therapy and counselling

    40% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  11. Mathematics

    37% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  12. Computers and electronics

    37% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  13. Public safety and security

    34% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  14. Transportation

    33% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  15. Economics and accounting

    32% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  16. Sociology and anthropology

    29% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  17. Biology

    27% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  18. Law and government

    26% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  19. Production and processing

    25% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  20. Telecommunications

    20% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Monitoring

    70% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  2. Instructing

    68% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  3. Management of personnel resources

    66% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  4. Systems evaluation

    61% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  5. Speaking

    59% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Critical thinking

    59% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  7. Judgment and decision making

    59% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  8. Social perceptiveness

    59% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  9. Active listening

    57% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  10. Coordination with others

    57% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  11. Learning strategies

    57% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  12. Negotiation

    57% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  13. Persuasion

    57% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  14. Time management

    57% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Active learning

    55% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  16. Complex problem solving

    55% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  17. Reading comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  18. Writing

    54% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  19. Systems analysis

    52% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  20. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    66% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Visualization

    66% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  3. Speech clarity

    61% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  4. Deductive reasoning

    59% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  5. Brainstorming

    59% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  6. Inductive reasoning

    57% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  7. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  8. Problem spotting

    57% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    57% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Originality

    55% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  11. Written expression

    55% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  12. Categorising

    55% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Written comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  14. Speech recognition

    52% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  15. Flexibility of closure

    48% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  16. Memorization

    48% Skill level

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

  17. Near vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  18. Far vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  19. Multitasking

    45% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  20. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Doing physically active work

    82% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  2. Coaching and developing others

    80% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  3. Training and teaching others

    70% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  4. Planning and prioritising work

    70% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  5. Building good relationships

    70% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  6. Coordinating the work of a team

    66% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  7. Looking for changes over time

    66% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  8. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    65% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  9. Scheduling work and activities

    63% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  10. Assessing and evaluating things

    62% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  11. Thinking creatively

    62% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  12. Communicating with the public

    61% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  13. Giving expert advice

    61% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  14. Working with the public

    60% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  15. Handling and moving objects

    60% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  16. Making decisions and solving problems

    59% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  17. Influencing people

    57% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  18. Researching and investigating

    57% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  19. Communicating within a team

    56% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  20. Working with computers

    43% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 27-2022.00 - Coaches and Scouts.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Contact with people

    98% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  2. Teamwork

    95% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  3. Telephone

    94% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Competition

    89% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  6. Unstructured work

    89% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    88% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Conflict situations

    86% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  9. Electronic mail

    86% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  10. Lead or coordinate a team

    86% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  11. Contact with the public

    78% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  12. Frequent decision making

    78% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  13. Physically close to people

    76% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  14. Impact of decisions

    76% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  15. Health and safety of others

    75% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  16. Public speaking

    73% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

  17. Being exact or accurate

    72% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  18. Letters and memos

    71% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  19. Time pressure

    66% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  20. Outdoors, exposed to weather

    66% Important

    Work outdoors, exposed to the weather.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Achievement

    86% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  2. Independence

    86% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Relationships

    86% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  4. Recognition

    57% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Working conditions

    57% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  6. Support

    52% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    86% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Enterprising

    81% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Practical

    81% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Administrative

    48% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Creative

    29% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Analytical

    19% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 27-2022.00 - Coaches and Scouts.
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