BECOME A REFEREE

BECOME A REFEREE

 

The NRL have released the outline of the Referees course for 2022. It’s just 3 easy steps:

1 All interested people should make first contact with the Association at recruitment@canberrareferees.com.au. After being introduced and welcomed to our Association we will give you further information and answer any questions. 

2 Access the E-learning Module here.  OR go to www.playrugbyleague.com, then select Learn. Scroll down to Referee, then
Foundation 1 (new referee). Select ACT and you will be taken to the ENROL page.

3 Enrol in one of the foundation referee workshops, held at the NSWRL Academy, 2 Eade St, Bruce between 9am – 1pm.ich will be held on the following days:

          Saturday 20 March

          Sunday 23 April    

          Sunday 14 May

 Should these dates be unsuitable, other options of an online webinar for the Referees Workshop will be made available.

There are ten levels of referee accreditation

Level Details
Foundation 1 – (4 hours Face to Face course) Attendance at the course permits a person aged up to 18 years to referee U6 – U12 age groups, and a person over the age of 18 may referee games for U6-U17 year old players.
Foundation 2 – (On-Field Assessment & Self-paced online components) Can commence upon completion of the Foundation 1 course. Encompasses the Australian Sports Commission General Principles of Officiating online module, plus two (2) on-field assessments by a Referee Assessor and completion of a self-paced Online course. Completion of the course permits a person aged up to 18 years to referee up to 2 years below their age, and a person over the age of 18 may referee games at all age groups.
Talent 1 – (On-Field Assessment & Self-paced online components) Upon completion of the Foundation 2 course a referee can complete the Talent 1 course by completing a further two (2) on-field assessments by a Referee Assessor and completion of a self-paced Online course. Completion of the course permits a person aged up to 18 years to referee up to 1 year below their age, and a person over the age of 18 may referee games at all age groups
Talent 2 – (On-Field Assessment & Face to Face course) Upon completion of the Talent 1 course a referee can move to the Talent 2 course by completing a further two (2) on-field assessments by a Referee Assessor and successful attendance at a 6 hour Face to Face presentation. Completion of the course permits a person referee games at all age groups.
Talent 3 Upon completing the Talent 2 course a referee may be selected to undertake the Talent 3 course which involves an Online course and attendance at the Coaching Match Officials Level 1 course.
Elite 1 To be eligible a referee must have officiated in a Tier 2 competition such as NSW or QLD Cup. This also involves attending a Coaching Match Officials Level 2 course.
Elite 2 To be eligible a referee must have officiated in the NRL competition.
Mastery A Match Official is required to show appropriately defined qualifications and showed “service to the game”, within officiating, over an extended period.
LeagueTag Required to attend Foundation 1 course plus complete an online module. Permits a person aged up to 16 years to referee up to U18 age groups, and a person over the age of 16 may referee games for all age groups.
Touch Judge only Completion of an online module. Permits a person aged up to 16 years to touch judge up to U18 age group and all LeagueTag ages. A person over the age of 16 may touch judge games for all age groups.

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