NEHYL does not now organise these courses - please contact your County FA office and ask to speak to the Referees Development Officer.

General Information

    Courses cost between £85.00 and £130.00.

    Scale fees apply, according to your age at the time of taking the final exam

    Course is for those aged 14 and up and will be run over multiple sessions.

    The number and frequency of course sessions can vary, but the ‘standard course’ usually involves between 8 and 12 sessions of 3 hour duration spread over as many weeks.

    There is an exam at the end which has to be passed and when passed will make you a Level 9 referee. Thereafter you’ll have to successfully referee 6 eligible games (9 v 9 or 11 v 11 format) to become a Level 7 Referee (which is the ‘standard’ level for most Referees.