Endurance Officials

Level 1 – Endurance Officials

Cost: £Free

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

  • Appropriate attire/equipment
  • How endurance officials operate at road and cross country races.
  • The requisite skills to be an endurance official
  • The key officials who operate at an endurance event and their responsibilities
  • Knowledge and application of rules
  • Relationship with other officials
  • Relationship with athletes
  • The tools to do the job
  • The endurance officials pathway – what is init for me
  • A working knowledge of the start, finish and course of an endurance event.

Following completion of the course candidates will then be required to operate under the supervision of a qualified technical official and submit log book records to gain a formal technical officials qualification at the following sub-levels:

Level 1 – officials who have attended the Level 1 course and have four recognised experiences at an endurance event in their log book will progress to Level 1.

Level 2 – officials who have studied two compulsory modules:

  • Sector Marshals
  • Results/ Recording (Laps/Times/Finish)

And one from the following:-

  • Race Referee/Race Judge
  • Start/Finish Director (Basic)
  • Race Director (Basic) 
  • Clerk of Course/Course Director
  • And show a further six successful experiences in their log book will progress to become a Level 2 official.

Level 3 – officials who have studied the three remaining modules from the following

  • Race Referee/Race Judge
  • Start/Finish Director (Basic)
  • Race Director (Basic)
  • Clerk of Course/Course Director
  • and who show a further 10 successful experiences in their log book plus one positive report on their competence will progress to become a Level 3 official.

Risk Awareness

Cost: £Free

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

For more information and to book courses please email zoe.holloway@welshathletics.org

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