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Local Technical Officials Course - South West


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Course entries open 01/10/2019 9:00am and close 29/01/2020 12:00pm


Course Information

The Local Technical Official (LTO) course is the first step on the British Triathlon officiating pathway.


Overview

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are interested in becoming a volunteer Technical Official and has been designed to provide attendees with the knowledge required to begin officiating, as well as covering the soft skills needed to develop as an official.
The training is made up of:
•    A full day course
•    An associated open-book knowledge tester
•    Online course workbook
•    The completion of four shadows of qualified Technical Officials
For a full overview of the qualification process please click here.

Course Content

The course focuses on the fundamentals of officiating, identifying the specific requirements of the role and introducing the soft skills which help individuals become successful officials including:
•    The Role of Local Technical Official and Triathlon
•    Ways of Officiating
•    Effective Communication
•    Conflict Management
•    Performance Management and Setting Goals

Role Descriptor

Following the successful completion of both the theoretical and practical elements candidates will be eligible to be the Chief Technical Official at pool based triathlon and aquathlon events along with duathlons, including children's and paratriathlon events. 
They are also qualified to be an Assistant Technical Official at open water events.

Pre-Requisites

To attend the course candidates must:
•    Be a minimum of 16 years of age

Clothing & Kit - please choose the appropriate size on your application. Due to a change in supplier, t-shirts will not be available until the end of April, please accept our apologies for any delay. T-shirt sizes come up small, so please consider this when submitting your size.

Men’s Technical T-Shirt

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Ladies Technical T-Shirt

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Jacket

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Upon successful completion of the knowledge tester, trainees will be provided the t-shirt, hat, notepad, pen, whistle and lanyard. Upon successful completion of the shadow assignments and gaining the LTO qualification the jacket, rucksack and bar end tape will be provided, along with course certificate and complimentary Essential membership.

Expenses

As volunteers, qualified Local Technical Officials are entitled to receive reimbursement for expenses incurred for attending events, which are claimed directly from the Event Organiser. The British Triathlon Officials Expenses Policy can be found in the Officiating Resources section.
 


Course Venue

Ockment Centre, North Street , Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1AR

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