Level 1 Virtual Track Course

Start Date: 21 April 2021

End Date: 21 April 2021

Duration: 2 Hours

Places left: See Athletics Hub

Venue: Virtual Classroom

Tutor: Alistair Aitchison & Margaret-Ann MacLachlan

Price: £20

Course Code 21OFFL1TV01

Level 1 Track

To book onto this course click here

Who should go on this course?

Anyone who is interested in officiating the track events, including sprints, hurdles, relays and distance events.

What will I learn?

  • To work as part of a team of track officials at an athletics meeting and carry out the basic duties of a track judge/umpire.
  • To know the equipment, you need to have with you at an athletics meeting to enable you to carry out your duties throughout the meeting.
  • To understand that a track judge/umpire should record what is seen without being influenced by anyone else.
  • To have a basic knowledge of track markings particularly the finishing line (how to judge the finish) and lane lines.
  • To carry out the basic duties such as – judging, lap board and bell, break line, take over judge, hurdle observation, umpiring for observing running out of lane or impeding other athletes and what these involve.

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.

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