Enrolment for this course is open to people who turn 17 years or younger in 2019. However, you must be turning at least 14 years of age in 2019.
Please refer to "Other Information" below for important information regarding this course.
To undertake this training program you must be at least 13 years of age and have successfully passed the online Laws of the Game within the past two years.
This training program is aimed at match officials officiating in junior and youth matches.
The program consists of theory modules, practical sessions and practical mentoring in matches as a referee and assistant referee.
Upon completion of all components referees will be officially qualified as a Level 4 Referee. The qualification is valid for a period of up to 4 years.
Who should do this Course
Anyone who wants to referee 11 v 11 football at a local level. Every referee - even World Cup referees - start from here.
Accreditation is compulsory in accordance with FFA National Registration Regulations.
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This course is for people turning 17 years or younger in 2019. However, you must be turning at least 14 years of age in 2019.
Payment Payment may be made when registering or via credit card by calling the ESFA office on 8347 8800 or direct debit into the following bank account: BSB: 062-125 A/C: 10093467
Please include the invoice number in the deposit description. No cash payments will be made on the day. Payment must be either made online when registering or received within 48 hours of registration to ensure confirmation of enrolment.
Before Attending the Course Prior to the course, each participant MUST complete FFA's online Laws of The Game module and present the completion certificate to the instructors on the day of the course. Click here.
The Course Please note that the course will not be held at the ESFA offices. Confirmed participants will be sent the venue prior to the course. The course involves a practical component. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring sunscreen and water. Lunch and snacks are not provided.