Anyone wishing to referee for the first time will need to complete the Level 4 Referee course. However prior to attending this course you will need to complete the Online Laws of the Game course and obtain a certificate of completion. The Online Laws of the Game courses can be found at the following link for anyone wantint to complete it: https://laws.myfootballclub.com.au
To register in any of the above courses please go to MyFootballClub - Referees tab - Find a Refereeing Course or go to the following link: http://myfootballclub.com.au/index.php?id=111
Match officials in Australia are subject to two streams within the accreditation structure; community and advanced.
Each structure consists of multiple accreditation levels allowing for a smooth advancement and continual progression to a higher level if desired.
Community level courses, targeted at officials working within local/regional amateur football competitions consists of the Laws of the Game, Level 4 and Level 3 accreditations across various fields such as Outdoor, Futsal, Instructor and Assessor.
Advanced level courses, directed towards officials working within regional, state and national competitions consists of both Level 2 and Level 1 Accreditations for relevant Outdoor and assessor officials in addition to Level 2 accreditations for instructors.