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Upcoming Official Courses / Workshops in July

27/06/2024 00:00, In Blog /

Are you interested in becoming an official…we have lots of courses this July to choose from!

Announcer workshop with James Thie


When: Wednesday 3 July, 18:30-20:00

Where: Cardiff (Leckwith)













The workshop aims to equip participants with the skills they need to support events in an announcing or commentating role.

Ideal for individuals looking to support competitions hosted by clubs or area/league competition providers, the workshop is suitable for anyone aged 16 and above.

This role of an announcer is to provide live running commentary alongside the events unfolding. The announcer provides additional information about the event, reminders about the schedule, inside knowledge about PBs/club/current coach/records, commentary for medal ceremonies. 

Virtual classroom (Zoom) Risk Awareness

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REGISTER HERE (once registered / logged in insert the URL then the course link will appear)

When: Wednesday 5 July, 6-9pm (with breaks)

Where: Zoom (once you register on the course via Athletics Hub your booking confirmation email will contain your Zoom link).

The risk awareness module is the first session of the level 1 endurance officials course.

Following attendance at this course candidates will have knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Reasons for undertaking a risk assessment
  • Risk Awareness methodology and content
  • Identify hazards, risks and how to control them
  • Who is at risk from an event
  • Who is responsible for Risk Awareness and who needs to be involved
  • Appreciation of the production of a Risk Assessment document
  • Timetable for the production of a Risk Assessment
  • Practical considerations in the production of Risk Assessment

Level 1 Timekeeping

When: Wednesday 10 July, 6-8pm

Where: Deeside (Coleg Cambria)


Virtual classroom (Zoom) Level 1 Race Walk Judge

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When: Thursday 11 July, 6-8pm

Welsh Athletics are offering Welsh affiliated clubs a buy one space get one free offer for sign ups from the same club to get a free space email 


Level 1 Timekeeping course

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When: Tuesday 23 July, 3:30-5:30pm

Where: Aberdare (Ron Jones Stadium)


Virtual classroom (Zoom) Level 1 Endurance Official