Enrolment for this course is open to juniors and seniors. To undertake this course the minimum age required is 13 (turning 14 in 2019).
Before attending course, students MUST complete the online Laws of the Game module. The certificate will need to be presented on the day of the course. The module can be accessed at https://laws.myfootballclub.com.au/
Please note that the course will not be held at the ESFA offices. Confirmed participants will be sent the venue prior to the 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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Enrolment for this course is open to juniors and seniors. The minimum age to attend is turning 13 (i.e. turning 14 in 2019).
Each registered student MUST complete the online Laws of The Game certificate and present it to the instructors on the day: https://laws.myfootballclub.com.au/
The course involves a practical component. Please wear appropriate clothing and bring sunscreen and water. Lunch and snacks are not provided.
Payment may be made by credit card by calling the ESFA office on 8347 8800 or direct debit into the following bank account: BSB: 062-125 A/C: 10093467 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.