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Level 1 Field

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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?

  • To follow a duty sheet
  • To be able to list field events and the various roles covered
  • To 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.

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.

For more information contact Shona Malcolm.

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

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

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