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Level 1 Officials Course – Stoke-on-Trent

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Attendees need to do the H&S/Generic module and at least one of the Level one modules to qualify as an Official. These are the approximate times for the modules:

Saturday 30th March 2019 Health & Safety and Generic Module 10-12pm MO0359HS West Midlands Northwood Stadium , Keelings Rd, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 6PB
Level 1 Field Official 12.30-5pm MO0359FD
Level 1 Track Official 12.30-3pm MO0359TR
Level 1 Timekeeping Official 12.30-3pm MO0359TK

 

The costs for the courses are:

£30 – Full Level 1 Course – includes Health & Safety, Generic and one discipline module

£10 – Health & Safety Module only – (for current Level 1+ officials)

£20 – Discipline only (for those who have already attended H&S/Generic)

 

Who should go on this course?

This course is suitable for all new officials from the ages of 14+ to attend (officials can only gain a licence card and DBS from 16+). Candidates work under the supervision of a qualified official in a specific discipline (e.g. Track, Field, Timekeeping, etc) before becoming a qualified technical official.

What will I learn?

After completing the course candidates will have a knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Appropriate attire/equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the role
  • Ability to follow duty sheet.
  • List events/roles covered
  • Health and Safety
  • Relationships with other officials and athletes
  • Knowledge and application of rules
  • Ability to make quick and correct decisions
  • Presentation and accuracy of result card
  • How to become a club, county or regional official and gain your officials licence

What will I be able to do?

After completing the course candidates will need to gain experience by attending four athletics meetings, operating under the supervision of a qualified UKA Technical Official.  These experiences should be recorded and submitted to England Athletics to show evidence of undertaking a variety of roles.  A DBS check will also be required following which a Level 1 Officials Licence will be issued. By undertaking further experiences and completing a log book, officials can progress to qualify at further levels.