Community / Club Level Officiating

Purpose

This Level is intended for Coaches, Players and Local League members who do not wish to become permanent officials.

Qualification Management Policy

OFFICIATING LEVEL:

  • Player Official, Club Official

EXPECTED ROLE:

  • Local Introductory – used for Club, Community and new Officials

  • Focus on club and local games and smaller game size and junior competitions

  • Focus on safe play of sport at an introductory level

AWARDED BY:

  • Local Training Manager

AWARDED WHEN:

  • At the completion of the

    • Online introductory officiating principles

    • online American Football Basic officials course, and

    • a short practical workshop on field

  • Held for three years and renewed if requalified

ANNUAL CURRENCY:

  • Annual rules review

  • Annual mechanics review

  • 4 games in 12 months

Officiating Practice

All Officials are to complete the Government Sports Authority Introduction to Officiating online course.

Requalification

If a Level 0 official does not progress to a Level 1 qualification, a Level 0 requalifies by redoing the online Level 0 course.