Referee Courses

Referee Level 4 Course – April/May 2023

For New Referees in 2023

Course Details:

COURSE – This course will be run over two days – Final course this year!!

    • Wednesday 26th April 2023
    • Wednesday 3rd May 2023
    • Time: 6pm-9pm
    • *Please note you are required to attend both days in order to gain your qualification
  •  Venue
    • Wollongong United Soccer Club house – Hooka Creek Road – Berkeley
  • Course Cost – $190 includes:
    • Course fee
    • FA & FNSW insurance
    • Course equipment (flags, cards & whistle)
    • FSC referee uniform (short sleeve shirt, shorts, socks)

Course Requirements:

  • Participants must complete the online Laws of the Game certificate, BEFORE they can complete a Level 4 course. Please email an electronic copy of the LOTG certificate to, and also bring a printed copy to the course.
  • Important: Any issues arise while completing the LOTG online, please email to resolve your issue.
  • You will also need to print the Level 4 course workbook (doesn’t need to be in colour) and bring it with you to the course. Please start completing the workbook before you attend the course and come prepared with any questions you have. Note: Workbook must be completed on the last day of the course to be handed in.
  • The course does include a field component, you will need to wear appropriate clothing (boots NOT needed), and if wet weather the course will still commence. You will be supplied with your course related equipment (flags, cards & whistle) and your referee uniform at this time.

Course Registration & Payment:

  • You will need to register and pay for the course (including all course equipment and uniforms) online at Play Football. Select “FSC New Level 4 Referees”


For registration support please download the RETURNING Participant Registration Guide 2020 or the NEW Participant Registration Guide 2020 if you have never participated in football before.

Course Gear & Uniforms:

All new Level 4 Referees will receive their flags, cards and whistle on the night of the course, you will need these for the practical component of the course. You will also receive your compulsory, Legea referee uniform (short sleeve shirt, shorts and socks) at this time.

Our supplier, Legea, offer Men’s shirt/shorts size: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL,3XL. A size guide is available HERE.

Socks sizes: 1 = kids shoe size 9-1, 2 = men’s shoe size 2-8, 3 = men’s shoe size 7-12.

For any questions, please contact the Kat Marthick at