The Level 4 Referee Course program's practical emphasis complements the FFA online Laws of the Game Course and is aimed at match officials officiating on community and premier competition football.
The Level 4 Referee program is a combination of classroom sessions and practical mentoring.
Participants must be 13 years of age at the start of the training program; be currently registered with FFA; and have successfully completed the FFA online Laws of the Game course and examination within the last 2 years. A copy of their FFA Laws of the Game Certificate must be provided to the course instructor prior to undertaking the program.
Workers Sports Club
202 Oliver Avenue
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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The cost to attend this Level 4 Referee Course is $100 ($50 of which is to be paid upfront prior to the course), which entitles a participant to the following if they attend and pass the course:
- Level 4 Referee Course - Laws of the Game Book - Professional Referee Whistle - Assistant Referee Flag - Umbro Match Official Shirt (Black) - Umbro Match Official Shorts - Umbro Socks - Set of Red and Yellow Cards - Match Record Book - NNSWF Match Official Registration Fee - Member Zone Match Official Registration Fee
This New Referee Starter Package represents a saving of $170 for junior match officials (ages 13-18) and a saving of $200 for senior match officials (19+)!
The $100 starter package amount will also include lunch at the course. The cost of additional referee clothing or equipment items (eg Polo Shirt or extra pair of socks) can be purchased where required but are not included in the New Referee Starter Package and are at the liability of individual match officials.
$50 is required to be paid upfront, prior to the course, directly to FFNC by direct deposit into their bank account. The bank account details to make payment to FFNC are;
(Use the participants NAME as the reference) Financial Institution: Newcastle Permanent Building Society Account Name: Football Far North Coast Account Number: 509 829 102 BSB: 650 300
Please email Luke Mackney at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm when payment has been transferred or if there are any issues.