An official using the Roster system. Credit Aleksandra Szmigiel.
Pathway to L1 Official

Who can attend the course?

Anyone over the age of 16 who is interested in timing at Track & Field or Cross-Country Competitions including sprints, hurdles, relays, and distance events can attend this three hour course (can be split across multiple days).

What will I learn?

  • The appropriate equipment and clothing to bring to a meeting
  • How to take appropriate times accurately and understand some of the reasons for inaccuracy
  • Understand how to report times to chief timekeeper
  • Other duties Timekeepers may be required to do
  • Understand how a Timekeeper works as part of a team

Next steps

Once the above steps have been completed, please contact officialsaccreditation@englandathletics.org and we will process your licence.

Progressing to Levels 2 and 3

Information on preogressing to the next level can be found on the Track and Field pathway web page.

Book now

Book your place on the Timekeeper course.