Referee Courses

For referees in New Zealand there is a clear pathway to help you achieve your goals while contributing to the success and enjoyment of players, coaches and fans along the way.

Capital Football run the following referees courses from time to time.  If you would like a course run for your club, please contact Jamie Cross (jamie@capitalfootball.org.nz)

  • Introduction to Refereeing
  • Level 1 Referee Award
  • Referees Branch 
  • Introduction to Futsal Refereeing   
  • Level One Futsal Refereeing 

For full details on the six levels of New Zealand Football referee classification, see here.

INTRODUCTION TO REFEREEING | CLUB BASED REFEREE (CBR) COURSE

A short introduction to the Laws of the Game for those interested in the way the game is officiated and who wish to learn a little more.

LEVEL 1 REFEREE AWARD

An induction course for those who wish to be available for appointment to a game. The course is essentially a ‘Refereeing 101’ covering the basic requirements to referee a game.

You can then officiate in youth and local senior football!

REFEREE EDUCATION

Capital Football run the following referees courses from time to time.  If you would like a course run for your club, please contact Jamie Cross (jamie@capitalfootball.org.nz)

  • Introduction to Refereeing
  • Level One Referees Award
  • Referees Branch 
  • Introduction to Futsal Refereeing   
  • Level One Futsal Refereeing 

For information on upcoming coaching courses, please see Coach Education

REFEREE COACHING COURSES

Capital Football run coaching courses for Referees. If you would like a course run for your club, please contact Jamie Cross (jamie@capitalfootball.org.nz)

Course Day Time Venue Cost Registration
Introduction to Refereeing Mon 13 Mar 7.00-10.00pm Western Suburbs FREE HERE
 Laws of the Game – Open Session Tues 21 Mar 7.30-9.30pm Capital Football FREE RSVP to Jamie Cross
 Introduction to Refereeing Thurs 23 Mar 7.00-10.00pm Capital Football FREE HERE
 Level One Refereeing Sun 9 Apr 10.00am-4.00pm Capital Football $20.00 HERE
Level One Assistant Refereeing  Thurs 27 Apr 7.00pm Capital Football FREE HERE
 Level One Refereeing Sun 30 Apr 10.00am-4.00pm Capital Football $20.00 HERE
Introduction to Refereeing Thurs 18 May 6.00-9.00pm Wellington College FREE HERE
Level Three Refereeing  Sun 21 May 10.00am Capital Football FREE HERE 
Level One Assistant Refereeing Sun 11 Jun 10.00am Capital Football FREE HERE