Who should go on this course?
Anyone aged 16 or over who is willing to work under the guidance of a qualified UKA Endurance Official and wants to follow the Pathway to becoming a qualified endurance official.
How many days will it take?
One day, with no assessment.
What will I learn?
After completing the course candidates will have a knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
- How endurance officials operate at road and cross country races
- The requisite skills to be an endurance official
- Relationships with other officials and athletes
- The responsibilities of key officials at an endurance event
- Knowledge and application of the rules of the sport
- Working knowledge of the start, course and finish of an endurance event
- The tools to do the job
- Risk assessment: reasons why, practical considerations
- Identification of hazards and risks
- The Endurance Officials pathway
- Appropriate attire and equipment
After completing the course candidates will need to:
- Gain four recognised experiences at endurance events, operating under the supervision of a qualified UKA Endurance Official
- Document these experiences in their ‘Record of Experiences’ to maintain evidence of undertaking a variety of roles, and submit this to England Athletics
- Undertake a DBS check
- A Level 1 Endurance Officials Licence will then be issued.