Swimming Technical Officials - Judge 1 Theory

This online learning is the first step to achieving Judge 1 status for swimming technical officiating.

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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 and Time Keeper.

Training Format

  • E-learning – approx. 6-8 hours

You can start this online course as soon as you are booked on and it can be accessed multiple times before completion.

Course content

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

The Judge Level 1 online learning is designed to help you to understand the roles of a:

  • Timekeeper
  • Chief timekeeper
  • 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.