On this page you can discover everything about a Level 3 Table Official and sign up to the latest Level 3 Table Official course.

This an in-depth course for those who have completed Level 2 and have been operating at that level across the timer and scorer roles for at least two full seasons. The Level 3 course provides in-depth training of the roles of the timer and scorer, as well as introducing the role of the shot clock operator.

Level 3 Table Officials can be deployed to all NBL competitions and below.

You will need access to a laptop, computer or smart device to complete this course. You will also need to be able to print out the practice scoresheet template to be able to complete the course.

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.

Expected duration: 8 hours (2 x 2.5 hour online webinars, 2 hours pre-course work and homework and 1 hour examination).

Prerequisite: Level 2 Table Official for at least two full basketball seasons.

Recommended minimum age: 18 years

Cost: £75


T324/003 - Monday 4 March & Monday 11 March 1830-2100 - Candidates must attend both sessions live to complete the course

T324/004 - Tuesday 16 April & Tuesday 30 April 1800-2030 - Candidates must attend both sessions live to complete the course

T324/005 - Friday 7 June - Sunday 9 June at Polly Camp - Candidates must attend Polly Camp in Sheffield which has an additional cost to partake on this cohort

Additional courses will be added later in the season subject to demand.

Online module requirements: The course consists of two online webinars hosted by one of our Table Official tutors. The modules for the online webinars consist of:

  • Introduction and Rules Quiz
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Correctable Errors
  • Running Scoresheet
  • Shot Clock Mechanics
  • Adaptations for Wheelchair Basketball
  • Brainteasers
  • Q&A

In addition to the live webinars, there is a pre-course scoresheet task to complete which is available within the Hive Learning group for your course.

Further support: After you have signed up you will be placed in a Hive Learning group along with the other candidates who attend your course, your course tutor and Basketball England which will help support your learning. Here you will be able to ask questions and receive any support you require. This is also where you will receive the webinar links and details of your assessment when they are released. 

Assessments: There is an online theory examination including multiple choice questions and a scoresheet assessment. Once this has been completed you will need to table officiate three games (one as scorer, one as timer and one as shot clock operator) with a Level 4 or higher table official or approved Table Official Coach who will confirm your competency for the Level 3 Table Official Award.

Certification: Upon completion of the two online workshops, successful completion of the exam (including scoresheet assessment) and after a satisfactory performance in one game as scorer, one game as timer and one game as a shot clock operator, you will receive an e-certificate.