THE FA REFEREE COURSE
The FA Referees' Course provides an introduction to officiating mini soccer, 11v11 and 9v9 football. The course will introduce learners to The Laws of the Game and their application, delivered through theory and practical elements focussing on the knowledge, skills and attributes required to operate safely and effectively in grassroots football.
As an organisation, we are committed to equality of opportunity and would welcome bookings from all sections of the community.
Learners must be 14 or over on the course start date.
It is a requirement before you attend face to face training that you have completed the Online Guide to the Laws of the Game and the appropriate online safeguarding course which can be found below.
When completing the Online Modules, please ensure you login in using the FAN of the person completing the course not a parent/carer FAN. If you are unsure of your FAN please get in contact.
Course 1: Online Guide to the Laws of the Game Modules
The online learning can be accessed at https://falearning.thefa.com/course/view.php?id=1804
Please complete all 5 Modules as well as the survey at the bottom of the learning page.
If you are under the age of 16, you might find the information at the link https://help.thefa.com/support/solutions/7000014796 useful when logging in.
Course 2: Safeguarding Requirements
Referees who are 14/15 years old
- Complete free 1 hour Safeguarding For All LINK HERE (valid for two years)
All other Referees who are 16+ can
- Complete the new Online Safeguarding Children Course (£30) LINK HERE (valid for two years with continual free recertification)
Upon successful completion of the Online Guide to the Laws of the Game, the 11 hours face to face course and 5 games, learners will receive a certificate and FA Badge as well as being classified as either a Level Y Referee (if aged 14 or 15) or a Level 7 referee (if aged 16 or above).
Details for this Course
Course Venue: The FDC
Dates: Friday 3rd February 2023, 6pm – 9pm and Sunday 5th February 2023, 9am - 3pm
Course Fee: £125 (Includes all training modules, 1st Season Referee Registration, Norfolk FA Badge & Equipment: red & yellow cards, notebook & pencil, whistle & assistant referee flags.)
Referee Kit (Shirt, shorts, socks) are not included and will need to be purchased yourself.
It is a requirement before you attend face to face training that you have completed the Online Guide to the Laws of the Game and the appropriate online safeguarding course which can be found above.
If you have any questions about the course please contact Harvey Newstead
Office: 01603 704050 (Ext.1; Opt.1, Opt.3)