The FFA Referee Level 1 program is the final referee program in the football referee pathway. There are 2 components to the program:
If you complete the Theory component of the Referee Level 1 program, you are not required to undertake the practical component.
Referees who have a Referee Level 2 (Theory) and a Referee Assessor Level 3 qualification are eligible to undertake the Theory component of the Referee Level 1 program.
Match Officials are expected to complete the Referee Level 1 (Theory) course to referee NPL 1 Men’s matches, and to be considered for nomination to the Westfield W-League panel (Referee) and A-League panel (Assistant Referee).
Potential candidates who wish to complete the FFA Referee Level 2 program must meet the following pre-requisites:
To undertake the Theory component participants must:
To undertake the Practical component participants must:
The fee for completing the Theory component of the program is $110.00. There is no fee for undertaking the practical component.
To be certified with a Referee Level 1 (Theory) qualification, you must:
To be certified with a Referee Level 1 qualification, you must: