Courses and Seminar

Take your officiating to the next level
All courses and seminars are generally open to anyone that has an interest in officiating regardless of skill level and location of affiliated Centre.  They can include instruction in all track and field events, combining the theory of rules with their practical applications.  Courses and seminars can be accessed to gain higher accreditation levels, or used as a refresher for the experienced Officials.

Any Officials courses and Seminars that LAQ are conducting, or that LAQ members are invited to will be promoted on this page.

LAQ members on the Officials Mailing list receive information on courses and seminars being conducted through the season.  If you would like to be on this mailing list, please email your request using this link

Level 1
Have you completed Level 1?  To start your accreditation pathway and for further information please use this link.

LAQ Officials Advanced Seminar
The Seminars are most suitable for experienced Level 1 or Level 2 Official.

Seminars are flexible in the format, but generally orientated towards experienced Officials currently holding Level 1 or Level 2 accreditation.  All Seminars will offer at least three (3) event modules (Throws, Jumps, Track), consisting of a theory component followed by a practical session.  Additional modules maybe offered e.g. Recording, Walks and EDM.

Sessions may be run concurrently or consecutively depending on the number of attendees and Presenters.

Seminars are free of charge; however registration is essential.  Registration can be completed online through the relevant link(s) below.

There are no LAQ Officials Advanced Seminars scheduled at this stage.


Officials Seminar (Levels 1 – 3) Race Walking & Athlete Development and Evaluation Sessions
A Seminar facilitated by Lisa Colquhoun is offered to Race Walking Judges (LAQ & Region) for their personal development in Race Walk Judging.  Non LAQ members are required to pay $15.00 for participation in the Seminar.  Cash or EFT or credit card payments can be made.
Lisa Colquhoun & Steve Langley are offering U9 – U17 athletes skills and drills, athletes walk through sessions, providing feedback.  Parents and Coaches of Race Walking athletes are encouraged to participate as observers.  All athletes participate free of charge.
Use this link for registration and more information.