UKA Officials Health & Safety Course

Wednesday 27th March UKA Officials Health & Safety Course @ Llandarcy Academy of Sport: SA10 6JD, Time:- 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Cost:- FREE, Tutor:- Dave Jessett

This FREE course is open to all existing UKA level 1 and 2 officials from any club and any region in Wales who are helping their club as an official at Track & Field Meetings in 2013. All officials who are yet to undertake this course are strongly encouraged to attend, please note new requirements as stated in the UKA Rules of Competition Book for 2012 and 2013 on pages 160 and 161, as to who can and cannot be in the Sectors for long throws and who must be supervised at any other athletics event.
From April 2013 Graded Officials who are Refereeing at matches are to ensure that all Clubs that provide any Officials are properly trained and graded, whilst any volunteers, parents or inexperienced new Officials are properly supervised. Clubs should be aware that UK Athletics are checking the records of all graded Officials to ensure that they have completed a Health & Safety course before the 31st March 2013. Any Official who does not satisfying that criteria will be downgraded to the Level of an ungraded Volunteer until they complete a suitable course. To reserve your place please email andrew.jenkins@welshathletics.org no later than Wednesday 20th March.