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Swimming Technical Officials – Judge 1 Theory for qualified Time Keepers – Online

Who is the course designed for?

This online learning is the first step to achieving Judge 1 status for swimming technical officiating. It is accessible to anyone who wants to understand the FINA rules relating to swimming and the process of being a Judge Swimming Official. This course is designed for people who are already qualified as a Time Keeper. To book this course please contact [email protected]

If you are not already qualified as a Time Keeper please see Judge 1

Course content

This online learning covers the theory element only and needs to be completed prior to taking the practical poolside assessments.

The Judge 1 for qualified Time Keepers online learning is designed to help you to understand the roles of a:

  • Inspector of turns
  • Chief inspector of turns

You will also be introduced to the relevant FINA rules along with video footage which will help you to interpret how those FINA rules are applied in practice.

Following the completion of the online learning, you will need to upload your certificate to your home nations platform. Once this is completed you will be sent your training logbook and further details for your practical assessment. At this point, please make contact with your Officials Coordinator to identify your next steps.

How to Enrol:
Click book on course or use the contact details below.

You must be at least 15 years of age at the start of the course.

Swimming Technical Officials – Timekeeping



Institute of Swimming

01509 640640
[email protected]