Level 1-3 Endurance & Risk Awareness Course

Start Date: 22 April 2023

End Date: 22 April 2023

Time: 10am - 4pm

Duration: 6 hours

Places left: See Athletics Hub

Venue: Willogate Activity Centre

Tutor: Dave Cairns & Margaret-Anne McLachlan

Price: £40

Course Code 23OFFL1END02

Level 1-3 Endurance & Risk Awareness

5 – hour course

To book onto this course click here.

Who should go on this course?

Anyone over the age of 16 who is interested in assisting and would like a better understanding of the key areas of officiating at cross country, fell, mountain and road races.

What will I learn?

  • What we mean by endurance
  • To understand the skills, knowledge, experience and aptitude of Endurance Officials
  • What equipment an endurance official will need to bring to an event
  • What the different areas of an endurance race are:
    • The Start
    • The Course
    • The Finish
  • To understand an endurance official’s roles and responsibilities including:
      • Sector Marshall
      • Race Referee
      • Start Director and Finish Director
      • Course Director
      • Judging and Recorder

Risk Awareness – 

  • Understand the reasons for conducting a risk assessment
  • Identify why a risk assessment should be carried out, by whom and when.
  • Identify the hazards and risks that are associated with organising Road and Cross Country Races
  • Identify the ways of reducing risks
  • Appreciate the risk assessment requirements for small/medium races
  • Understand the Official’s role in risk assessment

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

Is there an assessment?

There isn’t an assessment but after the course candidates need to complete a minimum of 4 competition experiences to be licensed and have completed a Risk Awareness for Endurance Officials course.

Self-taught modules are required for progressing to Level 2 and 3: Referee, Start Director and Course Director.


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