FA Referee Course

You can now sign up for our new referee course date in October.

The FA Referee Course is designed to equip new referees with the key skills and knowledge they will need to be able to referee grassroots football matches safely and effectively. It is for people aged 14 and over who want to referee mini soccer, 9 v 9 and/or 11 v 11 football.

The course comprises online learning on the Laws of the Game and face to face training. You must complete the online learning before attending the face to face training. You will also need to complete online safeguarding training before attending the face to face training.

Course Dates

The course dates and times are as follows:

Thursday 28th October 2021
9am - 1pm

Friday 29th October 2021
9am - 5pm

Douglas Eyre Sports Centre, 148 Coppermill Lane, Walthamstow, London, E17 7HE

Learners must attend all sessions to complete the course.

Once learners have attended the face-to-face course, they must complete a minimum of 5 matches (9v9 or 11v11) as a referee to become qualified. Details on how to record these games will be provided.

The course fee is £140 for all age groups.

Please click here to sign up