Further development

Qualified officials can also undertake training on particular topics within or outside their main discipline.


The Regional and National Officiating Conferences are a good opportunity to attend workshops as diverse as Gadgets and Gizmos for the Technical Team, Seeding, Conflict Management, and Gun Technology.

Competition Management Award (CMA)

The Competition Management Award modules can be taken as a set or individually. Several stand-alone modules can be completed as individual modules for Continued Professional Development (CPD) or to work towards achieving the full Competition Management Award (CMA). Any official who is level 2 or above can register to attend CMA modules for CPD and officials at level 3 and above can attend CMA modules for CPD or to work towards the full Competition Management Award. Click to find out more.

UK Athletics also run some online webinars

Disability Field – CMA. Click to find out more and book.
An in-depth look into Disability field events and will involve a discussion of the rules and their application to field events. It will also look at the classification of Disability Athletes and how to judge disability events.
1 March 2022 online 6:30 – 8pm.

Duty Sheet. Click to find out more and book.
Learn how to write and prepare a duty sheet in your chosen discipline.
Timekeeper: 28 February, 6-7pm.
Starter/ Starter Assistant: 21 March, 6:30-7.30pm.
Track: 29 January, 7-8pm