Becoming a Referee

Course Formats

We offer the a variety of Course Options to suit the aims of all individuals.

Traditionally the route most will take is the Basic Referees’ Course in order to qualify for 11v11 and 9v9 football. However, alternatives are available for those looking for a qualification towards GCSE’s, Duke of Edinburgh Awards and for different formats of the game (e.g. Futsal, Mini Soccer, Small Sided.)


Register your interest

If you have an interest in taking up the whistle simply complete our Online Form. We will then keep you fully up to date with details of appropriate courses that are organised. 



As part of our refereeing qualifications there are a number of criteria to be attained prior to attendance at a course. The Background Information will offer an insight on each and further details on how to complete these steps will be provided when registering on a course.



Candidates can enroll on any of our upcoming courses by simply booking your place Online.

If there are currently no course dates to suit your availability all interested candidates should complete a copy of the Referee Interest Form in order to be kept fully up to date with future courses.



Mike Desborough - Referee Liaison Officer
Phone: 07803 623374

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