The Foundation 1 Referee course is where your journey to become a Referee begins. With further opportunities to develop and enhance your refereeing skills.
This is the NRL’s entry level course for Match Officials and is open to anyone aged 13 years or above.
This course is open to any Referee who holds a Foundation 1 accreditation.
Understand the National Officiating Accreditation Scheme and where to start your Referee journey.
The National Officiating Accreditation Structure (NOAS) states a referee, match official and Referee Coach accreditation expires as of the 30th of June each calendar year.
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