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Become a Referee

with Worcestershire FA

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.

Details of how to become a referee, as well as our upcoming courses, can be found below. We ask that you, and your parent/carer if you are aged under 18, read our Trainee Referee Guide before starting your journey. Click on the image below to download.

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

In your email please state 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 (click here to see our upcoming course dates)

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

If you have any questions, you can email us: referees@worcestershirefa.com

Click on the image below to download our Trainee Referee Guide
Click the image below to download our Trainee Referee Guide Trainee Referee Guide