Netball SA will continue to offer opportunities for umpires to enter and progress through the Netball Australia Umpire Accreditation Pathway, by conducting workshops and programs to support the Accreditation Pathway.
How to become an Accredited Umpire in SA
The Netball Australia Umpire Accreditation System is an educational pathway based on Netball Australia Umpiring Courses (Foundation and Elite), ongoing professional development and practical umpiring instruction through an experienced umpire coach system.
Assessment is based on the Rules of Netball Theory Examination, practical evaluation through an established competency based assessment system, self-reflection and, where possible, video analysis.
The culmination of this accreditation system, leads to practical assessment in a 4-tiered system of badges: C, B, A and the highest national award the AA (All Australia).
It is not essential to proceed sequentially through each badge level. The only pre-requisite badge level is an A Badge before testing for an AA Badge.
No age restrictions apply to candidates for any badge level.
Candidates may be tested up to twice in any calendar year for the same badge level.
- Register as a member of Netball SA Coaches and Umpires Association.
- Sit the Rules of Netball Theory Examination.
- Complete the Foundation Umpire Education Course.
- Contact your Association Umpire Coordinator and ask for a mentor/coach on local games for practise and experience.
For further information please contact Netball SA’s Officiating Department:
Phone- (08) 8238 0500
For further information in relation to the Netball Australia Accreditation System, view the 2019 National Umpire Development Framework.
For further information in relation to the Netball Australia Badge Competencies Click Here
Please Click Here for the Netball Australia C Badge Test Sheet
Please Click Here for the Netball Australia B Badge Test Sheet
Please Click Here for the Netball Australia A Badge Test Sheet
Updating your Accreditation
Please Click Here for more information on Updating your Accreditation.