The Level 1 Referee course will teach you the fundamentals of the Referee’s involvement in the game. The Course comprises of ten units of online learning and some face-to-face* learning. Once you have completed the online and face-to-face sessions, you will have gained the skills and knowledge needed to be a fair and effective referee.

*On completion of ALL ten units, a short face-to-face assessment is required to test skills learnt in the 10 theory modules.

Upon completion of all 3 components, referees will be officially accredited as a Level 1 Referee. The Accreditation is valid for a period of 4 years.

Anyone wishing to officiate Rugby League participants aged 6-19 years is required to complete this accreditation. Accreditation is compulsory under the National Referee Accreditation Scheme.

Courses for 2018 are now closed

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