Positional Certificates

AGOA has developed positional certificates to ensure officials responsible for specific roles receive training to enable them to perform the role safely and effectively.

Referee Certificate

  • Club Level Referee – A simple training program designed for a Club Official required to control junior games has been developed this is available

  • Referee Certificate – The Referee Certificate is awarded when a Level 2 student has completed the training program.  The Referee Certificate will be completed through a mix of research modules and practical tests under supervision of Officiating Instructor who is also a Referee. The course includes:

  • Mechanics for all major crew strengths in regular use in the student Referees league

  • Game management with the playing body, the ground staff and coaches

  • Preparing the crew for the game – prior to ground activities and delivery of a verbal pre-game conference

  • Mentoring and managing the crew