03/11/2019:  LEVEL 1 STARTER/STARTERS ASSISTANT OFFICIALS:                    1 Day Course:  Dundee, New Athletics Track: 10.00 – 15.00

30/11/2019:  LEVEL 1 PHOTO FINISH OFFICIALS:                                                        1 Day Course: Emirates Arena, Glasgow: 10.00 – 14.30

01/12/2019:  LEVEL 1 FIELD OFFICIALS:                                                                          1 Day Course: Emirates Arena, Glasgow: 10.00 – 15.00

26/01/2020:  LEVEL 1 TRACK OFFICIALS:                                                                       1 Day Course: Emirates Arena, Glasgow: 10.30 – 14.30

01/02/2020:  LEVEL 1 TIMEKEEPING OFFICIALS:                                                         1 Day Course: Emirates Arena, Glasgow: 4 hours

15/02/2020:  LEVEL 1 FIELD OFFICIALS:                                                                          1 Day Course: Emirates Arena, Glasgow: 10.00 – 15.00

Course Information

Level 1 allows candidates to operate in a single discipline as a Track or Field Judge, Timekeeper or Photo Finish Judge, Starter/Starters Assistant. New officials are able to enter the system at this level if they know which discipline they wish to specialise in or have experience within athletics. The courses are designed to help you recognise the specific qualities required in each discipline. You will also learn about :-

  • Qualities & skills needed to be a good official
  • How to interpret & apply the rules
  • Equipment required for your chosen discipline,
  • Positioning yourself for best viewing,
  • Understanding signs & signals
  • How to follow a duty sheet
  • Reporting procedures
  • Safety procedures

The health & safety course is a pre-requisite course for all candidates going through a Level 1 course in any discipline. This course MUST be completed before a Level 1 licence can be issued. On this course candidates will gain an awareness of the potential risks that may occur at a Track & Field event, as well as the confidence to deal with any issues that may occur. You will also learn the following procedures

  • Safety
  • Reporting
  • Documentation

Please Note: Spaces are limited on these courses, so the sooner you get in touch to get booked on the better the chance of getting a place. Places on courses can be booked through the club.

For further information on booking into any of these course please contact Craig Morton at training or email or on 07751279456.

Additional information can be found on the Scottish Athletics Website: Officials Information

Lasswade AC are always looking to encourage more people to get involved with helping out in all areas of the club. As such the club will cover the costs of any courses which members / volunteers / athletes wish to take part in.