Level 1 Field Officials

Start Date: 23 September 2019

End Date: 7 October 2019

Duration: 5 hours over three evenings

Places left: Contact Shona Malcolm for information

Venue: Aberdeen Sports Village

Tutor: Pam Auckland

Price: FREE to those within the Aberdeen area.

Course Code 19OFFL1F03

Course will run over three Monday evenings, 5:30pm – 7pm each night – 23 & 30 September & 7 October 2019. Candidates must attend all three evenings to attain qualification.

Level 1 allows candidates to operate in a single discipline as a Track or Field Judge, Timekeeper or Photo Finish Judge, Starter/Starters Assistant. New officials are able to enter the system at this level if they know which discipline they wish to specialise in or have experience within athletics. The courses are designed to help you recognise the specific qualities required in each discipline. You will also learn about :-

  • Qualities & skills needed to be a good official
  • How to interpret & apply the rules
  • Equipment required for your chosen discipline,
  • Positioning yourself for best viewing,
  • Understanding signs & signals
  • How to follow a duty sheet
  • Reporting procedures
  • Safety procedures

To book a place please download and complete the Education Booking Form and return by post with payment and a Passport size photograph to – Shona Malcolm, Scottish Athletics, Caledonia House, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ.

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

For more information, contact Shona Malcolm.

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