Assistant officials course

Start Date: 29 August 2017

End Date: 29 August 2017

Duration: 3.5 hours

Places left: Contact Shona Malcolm

Venue: Pitreavie Athletics Stadium

Tutor: Mark Stringer

Price: £30

Course Code 17OFFASS01

This award offers an introduction to officiating at a Track & Field or Sportshall competition and covers the basics in all disciplines. You will learn the specific judging principles of throws, jumps, track judging, timekeeping and starting. The course is designed to enable you to work within a team to develop key skills and a basic understanding of the fundamental rules of officiating.

This course is delivered in both theoretical and practical elements covering :-

  • The responsibilities and role of an Assistant Official
  • How to measure and record times and distances
  • Communicating with athletes and other officials
  • Ensuring safety and reporting concerns
  • Following procedures and applying basic rules

All courses will be delivered in an interactive practical and lecture setting.

To book a place please download and complete the Education Booking form and return by post to Coaching Team, Scottish Athletics, Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ.

If you have any queries, please contact Shona Malcolm.

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