Officials - Courses

Upcoming Courses

Please find details of upcoming courses HERE.

Table Officiating:

Level 1 Table Official Course

Description – Introduction to Table Officiating. Candidates will learn the basic elements being a Table Official which will include principles of the game, scoring, and time-keeping.

Pre-requisite – No pre-requisite to the Level 1 course

Cost – £10 per candidate

The course can be taken online HERE.

Level 2 Table Official Course

Description – The course is designed for experienced Level 1 Table Officials. The course will teach further detail for scorer and time-keeping and will also teach the 24 second shot clock.

Pre-requisite – The candidate should hold a Level 1 Table Official Award. 

Cost - £30 per candidate

This is a tutor-led course, you can request a course HERE. (Note this is not confirmation of the course.)

The course will take 3 hours to deliver.

Minimum number of candidates – 8. Maximum – 16.

Projector screen should be available at venue.

Level 3 Table Official Course

Please contact officials@basketball-scotland.com if you are interested in becoming a Level 3 Table Official.

Refereeing:

Referee T-Shirt and Whistle are included in price for all below Referee courses.

Make It Happen Course 

Description - The Make It Happen is a 6 hour long course which aims to give candidates the skills needed to facilitate fun and engaging basketball sessions. It is designed to teach candidates how to develop physical movement skills, technical skills and build basic tactical understanding by using games based coaching. It will also give the candidate the knowledge and ability to Game Coach (A new term introduced at the early stages of basketball to replace the referee). This course is suitable for anyone wishing to gain a foundational understanding of coaching and officiating or a better general understanding of the game.

Cost - This course costs £275 as a standard rate. For this price you can put up to 24 candidates on the course. There is no minimum number of candidates however the price remains at £275 regardless of how few candidates attend.

This is a tutor-led course, you can request a course HERE. (Note this is not confirmation of the course.)

  • You will be expected to provide a facility for 6 hours, ideally with access to both classroom (with projector) and a court.

Level 1 Referee Course  

Description – The Level 1 Referee course is designed for candidates who have a basic understanding of playing or refereeing basketball. Candidates will learn more detailed rules of the game, signals, mechanics, communication and managing a game.

Pre-requisite – No pre-requisite however some knowledge of the rules of basketball would be beneficial.

Cost - £75 per candidate

This is a tutor-led course, you can request a course HERE. (Note this is not confirmation of the course.)

The course will be delivered over 2 days and will include 3 hours of theory, the rest will be practical refereeing of games.

Minimum number of candidates – 10. Maximum – 16.

Projector screen should be available at venue.

Level 2 Referee Course

Please contact officials@basketball-scotland.com if you are interested in becoming a Level 2 Referee.