UK Athletics Level 1 Timekeeping Qualification Thursday 22nd August at Swansea

Thursday 22nd August 6pm to 9pm at Swansea University Track there is a £FREE UK Athletics level 1 Timekeepers Official entry level qualification on the Track & Field Officials pathway. Book online here or email zoe.holloway@welshathletics.org
 
This 3 hour, practical course will introduce candidates to the key roles and responsibilities of a Timekeeper, including appropriate equipment to use, and how to correctly record and report race times.
 
Who should go on this course?
Anyone who is interested in timing the track events, including sprints, relays and distance events.
 
What will I learn?
Bring appropriate equipment and clothing to a meeting
Take appropriate times accurately and understand some of the reasons for inaccuracy
Understand how to report times to chief timekeeper
Understand what additional duties may be required
Understand how a timekeeper works as part of a team
Is there an assessment?
There isn’t an assessment but after the course candidates need to complete at least 4 competition experiences to become licensed. Candidates must have completed the Health & Safety course for Officials as well.
 
What do I do after the course?
Ensure there is a passport quality photograph added to your myAthletics profile (head shot on a white background).
Complete a minimum of 4 experiences for Level 1.
Complete the Level 1 Application for Accreditation.
Send your completed Level 1 Application for Accreditation to zoe.holloway@welshathletics.org
 
Health & Safety Online
 
This FREE online course should be completed for anyone training to become a Track and Field Athletics Official. The course will need to be completed before a licence can be issued at Level 1. The course will need to be undertaken by officials every three years. You can click here for this module.
 
Duration: The course will typically take around 90 minutes to complete with a multi choice assessment exercise upon competition. Note: To complete the course candidates will need to achieve a pass mark of 75% or above.