Level 1 Photo Finish Officials Course

Start Date: 24th September 2022

End Date: 24th September 2022

Time: 10am - 3pm

Duration: 5 Hours

Places left: See Athletics Hub

Venue: Linwood Sport Centre

Tutor: Dave Finlayson & Alistair Dalgleish

Price: £40

Course Code 22OFFL1PF02

Level 1 Photo Finish Technical Official

To book onto this course click here.

Who should go on this course?

Anyone with an interest in using technology to determine race positions.

What will I learn?

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a Photo-Finish Judge and the tasks pertaining to them.
  • Understand how a photo finish picture is created.
  • Be able to interpret a picture effectively and produce a correct result.

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. Candidates must have completed the Health & Safety course for Officials as well.

What do I do after the course?

  •  Ensure you have uploaded your licence photo to the myAthletics portal ( head shot on a white background).
  • Ensure you complete a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) application. Please contact Angie Sutherland and she will assist you with this.
  • Complete a Health and Safety module online.
  • Attend a minimum of 4 competition experiences and record on your accreditation form.
  • Email your Application for Accreditation form to shonamalcolm@scottishthletics.org.uk  for processing in order to receive your UKA Level 1 License.

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

For more information contact Shona Malcolm

For more information on progressing through the Officials Pathway please click here

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