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Upcoming Referee Courses

Start your journey as a referee.

Worcestershire FA is pleased to confirm details of upcoming referee courses.

Refereeing can be challenging but also very rewarding. With fantastic support mechanisms, opportunities to develop and a clear pathway to higher levels of the game, there has never been a better time to be a referee.

Once you have completed the course with Worcestershire FA, we guarantee to provide you with a mentor who will watch some of your matches and provide you with support both on and off the pitch.

Details of how to become a referee, as well as our upcoming courses, can be found below.

HOW DO I BECOME A REFEREE?

Learners must live in Worcestershire and be aged 14 or over to become a referee.

Step 1: Click here to complete The FA Guide to the Laws of the Game

Step 2: Click here to complete The FA Safeguarding Children Course

Step 3: After you have completed Step 1 and Step 2, you need to email referees@worcestershirefa.com

Your email should include your full name and date of birth so that we can check the qualifications are showing on your profile

Please note: If you are aged 16 or over, you will also need to complete a DBS Check

Step 4: Attend The FA Referee Course (organised by Worcestershire FA)

Step 5: Referee at least 5 matches to complete the qualification

 

UPCOMING COURSES

COURSE 1

This course is for learners aged 19+ only and is FREE

Weds 20 July – 6:30pm-9:30pm

Sat 23 July – 9:30am-5:30pm

At Worcestershire FA, WR3 7SS

COURSE 2

Weds 14 September – 6:30pm-9:30pm

Sun 18 September – 10:00am-6:00pm

At The De Montfort School, WR11 1DQ

COURSE 3

Mon 24 October – 9:30am-12:30pm

Thurs 27 October – 9:30am-5:00pm

At Worcestershire FA, WR3 7SS

Courses that are not funded by our delivery partner currently cost £135.

IMPORTANT: We recommend that learners, and their parent/carer if aged under 18, read our Trainee Referee Guide before starting their journey as a referee. You can download this guide by clicking here.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please email: referees@worcestershirefa.com