Level 1 Field Officials Course

Start Date: 28 April & 5 May 2022

End Date: 28 April & 5 May 2022

Time: 6pm

Duration: 2.5 hours

Places left: See Athletics Hub

Venue: Pitreavie Athletics Stadium

Tutor: Shona Malcolm & Marc Ritchie

Price: £30

Course Code 22OFFL1F01


Who should go on this course?

Anyone who is interested in officiating the field events:

  • Shot (including seated throws for disabled athletes)
  • Discus (including seated throws for disabled athletes)
  • Hammer
  • Javelin (including seated throws for disabled athletes)
  • Club Throw
  • High Jump
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • Pole Vault

What will I learn?

  • Follow a duty sheet
  • Be able to list field events and the various roles covered
  • Understand and describe Health and Safety issues in Field Officiating
  • Application of the rules surrounding field officiating
  • Ability to present the result card accurately

Is there an assessment?

There isn’t an assessment but after the course candidates need to complete at least 4 competition experiences to become licensed. The experiences must cover both horizontal and vertical jumps and both shot and long throws. This may require candidates doing more than 4 experiences. Candidates must have completed the Health & Safety course for Officials and Safeguarding in Athletics course.

What do I do after the course?

  • Ensure you have uploaded your licence photo to the myAthletics portal and completed your PVG
  • Complete a Health and Safety module online
  • Attend 4 varying  competition experiences and record on your accreditation form
  • Email your accreditation form to shonamalcolm@scottishathletics.org.uk for grading in order to receive your UKA Level 1 License.


This course will run over 2 Evenings – 28th April & 5th May 2022

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