Here, you can discover everything about our Level 2 Table Official course and sign up!

Cost: £50.00 

Basketball England members are entitled to a 10% discount on officiating courses using the discount code available in the 'Member Benefits' section of your membership profile.

Each candidate who signs up to our online course will receive a 10% discount (valid for one purchase) on officiating products in our online shop.


This course is for those who have completed the Level 1 Table Official award or already have good basketball knowledge. The course provides deeper learning of the roles of the timer and scorer.

Level 2 Table Officials can be deployed to local league, junior NBL and even senior NBL competitions up to WNBL Division One and NBL Division Two alongside Level 3 colleagues.

Expected duration: 8 hours (5 hours online modules, 1 hour theory exam, 2 hours scoresheet assessment).

Prerequisites: A Basketball England member, and have some basketball knowledge or be a Level 1 Table Official

Recommended minimum age: 16 years

Once you have signed up, candidates will receive access to the online learning by the end of the next working day.

Learner Requirements

  1. Ensure that you are a Basketball England member
  2. Sign up to the course by completing the sign up form and pay for the course
  3. Complete the online modules (estimated time 5 hours)
  4. Complete and pass the theory examination (multiple choice questions)
  5. Complete and pass the practice scoresheet assessment
  6. Purchase a table official licence. This is required before officiating any game
  7. Complete a number of practice games to prepare for your assessment games. Seek feedback from more senior officials
  8. Complete your assessment games and get them approved by a licensed and qualified level 3 or higher table official or Table Official Coach.

You will need access to a laptop, computer or smart device to complete the online modules.


The course consists of modules which you can complete at your own pace. You are able to learn in your own time and can keep coming back to Learning Nexus as often as you like. The modules consist of:

  • Introduction
  • Role of the Timer
  • Role of the Scorer
  • Completing a Scoresheet
  • Other Information, Examination and Next Steps


Online theory examination with 25 multiple choice questions where you are required to achieve a 70% pass mark. You have 60 minutes to complete. There is no limit to the number of times you can complete the examination.


You will provided with a game video in the online modules and you are required to complete the full game scoresheet. 

PracticE GAMES

You should officiate a number of practice games in order to prepare yourself for your assessment games. It is beneficial to get feedback from these games from a qualified and licensed level 3 or higher table official or Table Official Coach.

Before officiating any practice games you are required to have a Basketball England Membership, pay for a table official licence and complete the eligibility requirements.

Learners should table officiate games where they can receive feedback from level 3 co-officials or a Table Official Coach in order to prepare themselves for their assessment games.


Only when the learner has completed the online modules, passed the examination, passed the scoresheet assessment and officiated a number of practice games should they attempt their 4 assessment games.

Assessments are full regulations games (4 in total) that are supervised either by the table official you officiate with (co-official) or a qualified table official who watches from the sideline.

This table official should be licensed and at least be a level 3 qualified table official or an approved BE Table Official Coach.

Two of the assessment games shall be completed as a scorer, and the other two assessment games shall be completed as a timer.

Games should ideally be full regulation (4 x 10 minute quarters, full court). It is possible to substitute two out of the four games, for equivalent length games in approved central venue leagues.

You have 12 months from signing up for the course to complete all elements including the assessment games.

Completing The Qualification

Upon completion of the online modules, examination, practice scoresheet assessment and completing the 4 assessment games, you will be qualified and receive an e-certificate.