Referee Courses

Referee Level 4 Courses – March 2021

Course Details:

  •  Dates
    • Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 March (COURSE FULL)
      • Time = 6pm-9pm (3 hours/night)
    • OR
    • Saturday 27 March (COURSE FULL)
      • Time = 9am-3pm (full day)
    • OR
    • Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24 March (NEW COURSE ADDED-LIMITED POSITIONS AVAILABLE)
      • Time = 6pm-9pm (3 hours/night)
  • Venue
    • Illawarra Sports High School – Gura St, Berkeley NSW 2506
  • Course Cost – $200 includes:
    • Course fee
    • FFA & FNSW insurance/registration fee
    • Course equipment (flags, cards & whistle)
    • FSC referee uniform (short sleeve shirt, shorts, socks)

Course Requirements:

  • To undertake this training program participants must be at least 13 years of age at the time of the course.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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:

  • Registrations OPEN 1st January 2021
  • You will need to register and pay for the course (including all course equipment and uniforms) online at Play Football. You will need your referee uniform size and bank account details.
  • Registrations close COB Monday 15 March (for course 1) and COB Thursday 25 March (for course 2) – limited course positions available.


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:

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. Please ensure you enter the correct size when registering on Play Football.

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 FSC office ( / 4285 6929)