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level 1 table official course


COST £17.50


This course provides an introduction to table officiating as a complete beginner to the game. This course gives you the learner an insight into the basic work of a timer and a scorer.

Level 1 table officials can officiate at school games, youth local leagues and some junior national league games.

Expected duration: 2 hours

Prerequisite: None

Recommended minimum age: 14 years

Learner Requirements

Learner Requirements:

  1. Learner to complete online modules during the classroom session (if arranged) or in their own time.
  2. Learner to complete practice scoresheet.


Theory Modules

The course consists of 4 modules which the learner completes during the classroom session or in their own time.

  • Module 1 - Introduction
  • Module 2 - Role of the Timer
  • Module 3 - Role of the Scorer
  • Module 4 - Other Information, Examination and Next Steps

The theory modules are always available to the learner to refer to during their formative years as a table official.

Organsier Requirements

  1. Complete Basketball England booking form
  2. If desired, book and pay for a classroom - 2 hours or organise a 2 hour virtual session
  3. If desired, book and pay the tutor to deliver course - (£25 per hour plus £0.45 per mile).
  4. Pay for the invoice received from Basketball England

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

The tutor will need access to a classroom that has a big screen and audio equipment.

Practice Scoresheet

The learner is required to complete a scoresheet using the game recording that is available in the online modules.

The practice scoresheet is available to download from the online modules.

Once the learner has completed the scoresheet, the scoresheet should be uploaded to the Online Technical Course Completion Form.

Completing the Qualification

Upon completion of the online modules and practice scoresheet will the learner receive an e-certificate.