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National Technical Officials Accreditation Program
Swimming Australia, in conjunction with our State and Territory Swimming Associations, have created a National Technical Official Accreditation Program. This program aims to promote a professional approach to the identification, training and ongoing development of technical officials, for all levels of swimming, conducted by or on behalf of Swimming Australia.
This accreditation and training program is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills, to officiate at all Swimming Australia events and events run under FINA regulations in any of the disciplines leading to the position of Referee. The target market for this course includes; currently accredited and operating officials looking to update/refresh their skills and individuals who are interested in becoming trained to officiate at ratified meets.
The Nationally accredited training programs are delivered by the State and Territory Swimming Associations. For further information on undertaking technical official education, please contact Wide Bay Swimming Association.
In conjunction with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), Swimming Australia is recognising the ASC Online Introductory Level Officiating General Principles course Start your officiating accreditation by completing the online course and then book in with your state association to do a specialist unit such as timekeeper or recorder.
The Swimming Australia General Officiating Principle course is still offered by State and Territory swimming association if you do not wish to do the online course.
Training units available:
Unit 1 - General Principles
Unit 2 - Timekeeper
Unit 3 - Chief Timekeeper
Unit 4 - Check Starter
Unit 5 - Starter
Unit 6 - Clerk of Course
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