Introductory Level Officiating General Principles online course
The Introductory Level Officiating General Principles online course has been developed by the Australian Sports Commission to assist officials in learning the basic skills they will need to officiate effectively.
This is a COMPULSORY course for anybody wanting to become an accredited Swimming Australia Technical Official.
The online course is available free of charge to Australian officials.
To enrol in the course go to the Australian Sports Commission’s online learning portal.
The course contains three modules, which cover a range of general officiating topics, including ethical responsibilities of officials, preparation for officiating, safety, communication, dealing with conflict and people management. The course takes approximately four hours to complete, and there is assessment included within the course. Officials have six months to complete the course after they register.