To provide individuals with an understanding of the principles of boccia officiating and to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to officiate at community leagues and competitions.


  • Explanation of the terminology
  • Roles of all those involved
  • The equipment used
  • Understanding of the competition rules


Suitable for delegates over the age of 16. Some prior knowledge and experience of boccia would be beneficial.


Pre reading prior to the course.
7 hours course (50% practical, 50% theory).
Includes end of course multiple choice test.


 10 persons


 £15 per person

All delegates receive a free paddle upon successful completion of the course.



Organisers: Booking an appropriate venue, sourcing equipment and enrolling delegates.  Please notify Boccia England of the no. of delegates one week prior to the course.

Boccia England: Provides the tutor, delegate pre-reading and resources and delegate certification.


  • Sole use of an area large enough for 1 boccia court e.g. sports hall, dance studio.
  • Sole use of a classroom environment for theory and discussion e.g. separate room, additional hall or court.
  • Two tables
  • One chair per delegate
  • Parking facilities incl. disabled parking
  • Disabled access
  • Toilets incl. disabled

N.B. The tutor will need access to the venue approximately one hour prior to the course start time.


  • A range of PE equipment: balls, hoops, skittles, cones, markers/targets
  • A range of referee equipment- 2 red/blue paddles, 2 measuring devices
  • Boccia ball sets (min. 2 sets)
  • One ramp
  • Flip chart, paper and pens
  • Laptop
  • Projector

Fees & Costs

£450 + VAT

Tutor expenses including travel costs and accommodation if required.