Referee Courses are delivered to referees and players who want a better understanding of the rules. All courses fall under the European Touch grading system. There are badges for levels 1 (entry level) to 5 (world cup standard). No previous experience is required to attend a level 1 course.
Keep checking below for updates on up and coming Referee Course dates:For further details and information on the courses, please contact England Touch Referee Course Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
|22nd March 14||L1||Reading||Shelley Grace||Closed|
|5th April 14||L1||London||Shelley Grace||Closed|
|26th April 14||L1||Bradford on Avon||Stephen Dubreuil||Closed|
|26th April 14||L1||Milton Keynes||Shane Hills||Closed|
|26/27th April 14||L3||London||Derek Fisher &
|17th May 14||L2||Manchester||TBC||CANCELLED|
|31st May 14||L1||Corston||Matt Hobbs||Closed|
|1st June 14||L1||North Shields||Stephen Dubreuil||Closed|
|7th June 14||L1||Bedford||Shane Hills||Closed|
|8th June 14||L1||New Malden||Sarah Porcelli||Closed|
|8th June 14||L1||Ashby-de-la-Zouch||Graham Smith
|14th June 14||L1||Oxford||Ian Syder||Closed|
|29th June 14||L1||Leeds||Nicolas Van de Rijt||CANCELLED|
|29th June 14||L1||Horsham||Nicolas Van de Rijt||Registration|
|30th Nov 14||L1||London (Millwall RFC)||Nicolas Van de Rijt||Registration|
|6th Dec||L1||Bristol||Stephen Dubreuil & Matthew Hobbs||Registration|
|6th Dec||L2||Bristol||Kevin Hobbs||Registration|
|7th Dec||L1||Lincoln||Graham Smith||Registration|
Courses are added regularly – please check for more course dates!
For referees planning their ETA 2014 Touch diary, keep up to date with the latest ETA events by checking the referees planner on the ETA website.
This is an introductory course for Touch Referees. No previous experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.
Content: This course takes 3 – 4 hours and covers:
Assessment: There are two assessment criteria:
The practical assessment will take place at a later date, however it is advised that participants practice what has been covered in the course and are assessed at a later date to ensure their competency.
Successful completion of the theory and practical elements will see participants receive a European Level 1 certificate and badge.
Cost: The course cost is £20 and covers course materials, accreditation, whistle and lanyard.
Requirements: Bring pen and paper; whistle if you have one, water bottle and kit to run in.
Interested people must have attended and passed the Level 1 course (both the theory and practical elements) before attending a Level 2 course and will have done a season of refereeing prior to the course.
This is a full one day course and will consist of a presentation, interactive sessions, theory & practical assessment (at a later date).
Those who pass the course will receive a European Level 2 certificate and badge.
Level 3 is an advanced level course.
Interested people must have attended and passed the Level 2 course (both the theory and practical elements) before attending a Level 3 course, and have done a minimum of 2 seasons practical refereeing experience.
This is a full two day course and includes interactive sessions, theory & practical assessments and a written exam for submission after the course. Those who pass the course will receive a European Level 3 certificate and badge.
Level Four and Five
Level 3 is the last level where a course is required, Levels 4 and 5 are awarded through on field assessments at international tournaments only.