Australian Athletics Officials Education Scheme (AAOES)
The Australian Athletics Officials’ Education Scheme has been developed by both Jetstar Little Athletics Australia and Athletics Australia.
The scheme provides one seamless and transparent pathway for all athletics Officials, regardless of their affiliation with either Little Athletics SA or Athletics SA, from the grassroots to the international level.
The Scheme has Australian Sport Commission endorsement and follows best industry practice, with online learning coupled with face to face delivery. The aim of the scheme is to ensure an effective and efficient education framework is provided that will guarantee Australian Officials remain world leaders in event delivery at all levels of athletic competition.
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What is the Australian Athletics Officials’ Education Scheme (AAOES)?
The emphasis of AAOES is on knowledge and competency, rather than length of service. The Scheme is aimed at being widely accessible and encourages a greater number of people to be provided with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge to conduct athletics competitions at all levels.
The levels of this scheme delivered within Australia are:
- Club/Centre/School Official - AAOES LEVEL 1
- State Level Official - AAOES LEVEL 2
- National Level Official - AAOES LEVEL 3
This Scheme is complemented by two grading's delivered at Oceania and International level (IAAF), for Officials to advance their education past that of Australian gradings. These levels are generally completed by invitation.
The scheme consists of the following levels: