The AFL considers the role and performance of the umpire as critical in terms of upholding the integrity of the game, and influencing the environment in which participants are involved with our game on match day.
The performance of umpires contributes to the enjoyment of people in Australian Football.
The AFL Level 1 Umpire Accreditation incorporates a range of competencies to help you gain the knowledge and skills required to adequately perform the basic tasks associated with umpiring Australian Football at community level.
The AFL Level 1 Umpire Accreditation program provides you with the opportunity to acquire knowledge related to each discipline of umpiring:
You will be assessed performing the skills associated with your preferred discipline.
In completing the AFL Level 1 Umpire Accreditation program you will benefit not only by gaining the basic knowledge and skills necessary to perform the role of the Umpire, but also experience increased confidence and personal development to enable you to progress to the next stage of your umpiring career.
We want you to enjoy your learning and development experiences and hope that you have a rewarding umpiring career.
Four easy steps to start the course.