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Becoming a Referee

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FA Guidance on becoming a Referee 

Remember Refereeing Is A Great Way To:

  • Be involved in football
  • Offer opportunities for everyone
  • Remain active in the game following injury or retirement
  • Make new and lasting friends within the game
  • Play a huge role in ensuring the players, and supporters, enjoy their match day experience 

Course times:

Friday 6.30pm - 9.30pm Saturday or Sunday (please check dates for which day) 9.00am - 4pm (parent / carers are invited to attend the last hour of the last day to understand the process after finishing the course.

Please get in touch for more information:

EMAIL VICKI TRANTER


Courses unless stated are usually ran over a weekend Friday 6.30pm - 9.30pm and Saturday or Sunday 9.00am - 4pm

Course cost is £130 Under 16 years of age / £160 if over 16 years of age

This includes Laws of the Game and Safeguarding For All (both on line learning)

If you are over 16 years of age you need to complete Safeguarding for Children (£30 charge included in your course fee) and are required to complete a FA DBS (additional £10 charge).

upcoming courses:

February 23th / 25th at unison club shrewsbury

March 15th / 17th at Telford College

march 8th / 10th at telford college - female only course 

COMPLETE COURSES:

18th / 20th August 2023 at Telford College

15th / 17th September 2023 at Shrewsbury Sports Village 

13th / 15th October 2023 at Telford College 

10th / 12th November 2023 at Telford College

1st / 3rd December 2023 at Telford College

12th / 14th January 2024 at Telford College 


Step by Step to refereeing - after your course

 

Please Find All Required Links For Online Learning

SAFEGUARDING FOR ALL - ALL TRAINEE REFEREES U16 YEARS FREE

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN - TRAINEE REFEREES OVER 16 YEARS OF AGE £30

LAWS OF THE GAME LINK FOR ALL TRAINEE REFEREES - FREE

HELP APPLYING FOR YOUR DBS 

 

Once you have completed the above online learning and attended the course you will be registered as a Trainee Referee (please note that just completing the course will not allow you to be registered).

I just get on with my game and let the referees do their job.” ~ Lionel Messi
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