The importance of training and accreditation for marshals and officials cannot be over-emphasised. Its purpose is to ensure that we all have a common understanding of our roles and responsibilities, the management of spectators and how to handle and manage an incident. This means maintaining a Personal Record Card to demonstrate that both acceptable training and event attendance has been carried out in order to ensure competence. It also allows a progression through the available levels of the Motorsport UK Marshals' Pathway and other pathways for officials.
We have a training programme for marshals and officials of all levels of experience, from complete novice to guru level. Our courses are run by qualified instructors licensed by Motorsport UK, and all but a few are free of charge.
The majority of our training opportunities count towards grade maintenance or upgrade requirements for Motorsport UK licence holders on the Motorsport UK Marshals' Pathway.
We run online training seminars every month, live on Zoom. You can join in with a computer, tablet or smartphone. Each session usually lasts for around 90 minutes and you'll receive
a certificate as evidence of attendance.
Our in-person training events include practical topics, most of which will be aligned with significant events in the Scottish motorsport calendar.