Referee Courses

Referee Level 4 Courses 2024 

Football South Coast will be holding 3 courses at the start of 2024.

Course Details:

COURSE – Please watch this space for updates on when our next referee course will be ahead of the 2024 season. We will publish all details on cost, venue and what’s included on our website and social media platforms.


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. Please note our shirt sizes do run small, we would recommend sizing up.

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