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Officiating Course Information

 

Into Officiating Course

 

Requirements and results:

Perfect for those over the age of 13 that want to officiate at the local level or in a school environment.

After you attend the course you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the rules of netball
  • Recognise obvious infringements
  • Apply the correct use of voice, whistle terminology
  • Be aware of correct umpire positioning
  • Be able to keep an accurate scorecard
  • Understand the requirements to progress along the officials pathway

PrerequisiteNone

Duration: 6 hours

Delivery: Practical & Theory

Cost of courseDependent on County

 

C Award Umpire Course

 

Requirements and results:

Perfect for those over the age of 14 who want to officiate at the local level or in a school environment.

After you attend the course you will:

  • Understand the role of the umpire and the qualities of a good official
  • Have a good understanding of the rules of netball
  • Recognise obvious infringements
  • Apply the correct use of voice, whistle terminology
  • Be aware of correct umpire positioning
  • Understand the concepts of managing discipline
  • Understand the requirements to progress along the officials pathway

PrerequisiteNone

Duration: 6 hours

Delivery: Practical & Theory

Cost of courseDependent on County

 

B Award Umpire Course

 

Requirements and results:

Perfect for those that have gained the C Umpire Award and are over the age of 16 officiating in local or regional leagues.

After you attend the course you will:

  • Continue to develop rules knowledge and application in a more demanding game environment
  • Apply the concept of advantage
  • Understand and use recommended hand signals
  • Expand on vision, positioning and movement skills
  • Develop your game management skills
  • Understand the umpire protocols
  • Understand the requirements to progress along the officials pathway

PrerequisiteC Award

Duration: 6 hours

Delivery: Practical & Theory

Cost of courseDependent on Region

 

Courses are organised via the Somerset County Netball Associations Umpiring Committee. For more information on upcoming courses please contact Laura Harry on somersetnetballumpiring@hotmail.co.uk