To introduce the necessary skills and knowledge required to be an effective boccia official. The course has been designed to cover the important elements of refereeing a boccia game within the community.  


  • Provide a knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of an official
  • Learn the rules of boccia and develop the necessary skills to apply these rules in a game situation
  • Understand the structure of the officiating pathway


Suitable for 14-19 year olds. 


4.5 hour tutor contact time (mainly practical with some elements of theory).

Minimum of 2 hours practical in an officiating capacity.


 10 -20 persons



A £50 non-refundable deposit is payable upon booking.



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

£400 + VAT

Tutor expenses including travel costs and accommodation if required.