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FA REFEREES’ COURSE INFORMATION
The FA Referees’ Course provides an introduction to officiating 11v11 and 9v9 football. The course will introduce learners to The Laws of Association Football and their application, delivered through theory and practical elements and focussing on the knowledge, skills and attributes required to operate safely and effectively in grass roots football.
Unit 1: Pre-course learning (2 hours)
Unit 2: On-course theory and practical (7 hours)
Unit 3: On-course theory and practical (3 hours)
Unit 4: On-course theory and practical (7 hours)
Unit 5: Referee five matches
Unit 6: On-course final assessment (2 hours)
Through a mixture of theory and practical activity, learners will cover:
- Effective communication
- Positioning and movement
- Penalty kick and free kick management
- Managing re-starts
- Managing players
- Recognising and dealing with foul challenges
- Cautioning and sending-off procedure
- Dealing with substitutions
- Dealing with injuries
Learners must be 14 or over on the course start date.
Before refereeing their five matches (unit 5), leaners must have complied with the FA’s safeguarding requirements.
Upon successful completion of units 1-6, learners will be classified as either a Level Y referee (if aged 14 or 15) or a Level 7 referee (if aged 16 or over). The FA refereeing qualification is awarded only when all 6 units have been successfully completed.
The details for this course are:
- Sunday 28th July 2019 - 9.00am - 5.00pm - Theory & practical
- Sunday 4th August 2019 - 9.00am - 5.00pm - Theory & practical
The cost of the course will be £50 to including all training modules & materials & the Safeguarding Children Workshop, Examinations & Referee Registration Fees.
Course venue: Wendron United FC, Underlane, Helston TR13 0EH
If you have any questions about the course please contact Corinne Winkworth
Telephone: 01208 262985
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