Step 2— Completing self-paced modules, DBS check and licence photo

Officials and athletes before an event. Credit Aleksandra Szmigiel.
L1 officiating pathway

Self-paced modules or courses

For individuals over the age of 16, the following online elearning self-guid modules can be completed before your course or after, in order to receive your officials' licence.

Track and Field Officials

Endurance officials

Find out more about the modules

For general queries contact

DBS Check

  • Log into MyAthletics Portal (using your licence number and password)
  • Click on My Profile.
  • On your Personal Details section, click on Apply / Renew DBS link.
  • Follow the simple online form.
  • On-screen information will help you complete each stage.
  • You need to show 3 forms of identification to your 'evidence checker / verifier'.

You need to show 3 forms of identification to your 'evidence checker / verifier'.

The overall process can take up to 8 weeks to complete.

For DBS queries contact

Licence photo

You can upload a licence photo by following the below steps:

  • Log in to MyAthletics Portal
  • Go to your Personal Details. 
  • Click Edit and then Upload New Picture to add a passport style photograph (i.e. a head and shoulders).

If you have any difficulties in completing the above processes, please send the picture or contact

Once you have completed the above steps, please let us know by contacting and we will process your licence.

Continue your journey

Go to step 3 of the Officiating journey