During the outbreak of COVID-19, Cycling Australia has moved their coaching courses online with the practical component of the courses to be completed through Cycling Victoria once we are back to normality.
Level 1 Commissaire Course
This course is specifically targeted at the individual seeking to assist in the conduct of club racing. The course requires candidates to complete and submit a workbook and then be assessed on the practical aspects of the course by an accredited assessor at a local race.
Key Learning Outcomes include:
This is a 2 x 1 hour sessions.
A practical assessment will also be undertaken at an event at a later date. This will be set by the Member State.Prerequisite: Nil
Session 1: May 6 6pm - 7pm EST
Session 2: May 7
Session 1: May 13 6pm - 7pm EST
Session 2: May 14 6pm - 7pm EST
Session 1: May 20 6pm - 7pm EST
Session 2: May 21 6pm - 7pm EST
Level 2 Commissaire Course
A course for the official who assists club and state level calendar events. This course deals more with the technical aspects of each discipline. After completing this level you will be qualified to officiate at State events.
Prerequisite: Level 1 Commissaire Accreditation
A practical assessment will also be undertaken at an event at a later date. This will be set by the Member State.
7.00 pm – 9.00 pm EST
Session dates: April 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th and May 5th, 12th, 19th.
7 x 2 hour sessions = 14 hours
Are you interested in becoming a cycling Commissaire? Cycling Australia has a commitment to support and encourage you in developing and contributing to our sport whether it be at a Club, State, National or International level.
To become an accredited Commissaire you will need to complete an education and training program to provide you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to officiate as a cycling Commissaire. Below is a brief outline of how you become a Commissaire.
Cycling Australia is the recognised peak body for the competitive cycling disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, and BMX cycling within Australia.
There are two components to the officiating programs:
Practical assessment. Once a candidate has passed the rules test, a qualified assessor must assess them as they officiate at an event to ensure they know the rules and can apply them appropriately in competition.
All commissaires must have a valid Working With Children Check.
All accredited cycling officials are recognised as having met the standards, recognised by the Commonwealth and State/Territory governments.
Level 1- a course specifically targeted at the official who desires to assist in the conduct of club racing. The course requires candidates to complete and submit a workbook and then be assessed on the practical aspects of the course by an accredited assessor. For information on Level 1 courses contact Steven Nicol on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Level 2 - a course for the official who assists club and state level calendar events. This course deals more with the technical aspects of each discipline. After completing this level you will be qualified to officiate at State events. The course is conducted by State Associations. The Level 2 Commissaire Course will run on 9-10 November 2019 at DISC. This course will satisf the theoretical portion of the Level 2 Commissaire Course with the attendee achieving the level 2 accreditiation after a practical assessment.
Level 3 - an advanced course for officials who want to officiate at National events and championships. The course is conducted in conjunction with National Championships and provides training and information on the finer points of officiating at the elite level. To sit the course you must have had at least two years experience as an active Level 2 commissaire and be nominated by your State Association.
For more information please contact Steven Nicol at Cycling Victoria or visit the Cycling Australia Officiating page.