Umpiring Courses

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

 

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

PrerequisiteNone

Duration: 6 hours

Delivery: Practical & Theory

Cost of courseDependent on County

 

Next available courses:

C award course 18th March in bridgwater. Only 5 spaces remaining. 

B award Umpiring course on Sunday 4th Feb at Westfield School. 

Please Contact Lindsay Mundy if interested.  

 

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