DLRA Accredited Officials
Officials Licence Pathway
The Licencing and Accreditation Guide is a reference guide for new and current DLRA Accredited Officials containing information on the National Officiating Program; licence application, upgrade and maintenance; training and development; policies and procedures. Click the link below to download:
The DLRA Accredited Official licencing structure has two parts: Graded Officials Licences and Non Graded Officials Licences.
Graded Officials Licences have six grading levels and are available to all DLRA Accredited Officials to achieve. Non Graded Officials Licenses have two types: Specialist Licence holders are those that hold professional qualifications and are registered medical service providers. Appointed Licence holders are those that have been appointed by the management of the DLRA.
The diagram below shows the licence pathway and the available disciplines in which to specialise at Bronze level. Each of the disciplines in blue have an associated training module, as does General Official (Introductory Module), Club Chief and Silver level. For more information on training modules, visit Training.
Officials TRAINING PATHWAY
| Level 4
| Level 3
Leadership & Management )
|Club Chief||←|| Level 2
| Level 1
| Level 0
An official may hold different levels for different disciplines of officiating at any one time (e.g. they could be a Gold Timer and also a Bronze Car Inspector). The graded levels are defined as follows:
Level 0 - Trainee
For those with no current DLRA officiating experience who are capable of working under direct supervision at a National Event.
Level 1 - General Official
For those officials who work under direct or indirect supervision at events, depending on their amount of land speed racing officiating experience..
Club Chief - (National Level)
For those with land speed racing officiating experience working without supervision, capable of performing the role of Clerk of the Course, Race Director, assuming a team-leader role (except Chief Scrutineer) or Chief Steward role at National events.
Level 2 - Bronze
For those officials qualified to officiate without supervision, capable of performing the role of team-leader (may take responsibility for other officials), officiating as Chief up at National level events and act as General Official at any level event.
Level 3 - Silver
For those officials with DLRA officiating experience qualified to work without supervision, capable of assuming a team-leader role (and taking responsibility for other officials), , officiating as Chief up to International level events, and act as a General Official at any level event.
Level 4 - Gold
For those officials with land speed racing officiating experience qualified to work without supervision, capable of assuming a team-leader role (and taking responsibility for other officials), officiating as Chief up to and including International level events, and act as a General Official at any level event.