To start your Officiating journey, you must complete a Level 1 qualification, with the discipline of your choice, choosing from
Field Judge, Track Judge, Timekeeper, Starter, Race Walking, Endurance and Photofinish.
Only one discipline needs to be completed, plus an online Health & Safety course which you should book onto first (before your discipline module) and the online Safeguarding in Athletics course.* Endurance officials should also complete the Risk Awareness course.
Courses currently available (updated regularly)
- 14 May: Endurance
- 25 May, 8 June, 21 June: Track Judge
- 25 May: Timekeeper
- 31 May: Field Judge
- 28 May: Risk Awareness (10-1pm)
Book a course
- Click here to book on a course via our Athletics Hub booking platform (£20 per person per course).
- Click here to download booking Terms and Conditions (PDF 90kB)
- *Safeguarding course must be completed from 1 April 2022 if not yet licensed. From 1 July licensed officials will be required to complete the safeguarding course at the point of re-licencing. Click to find out more on the UK Athletics website.
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