FA Referee Course


Season 23/24 Course Dates

FA Referee Course Dates Season 23/24

The FA Referee Course is designed to equip new referees with the key skills and knowledge they will need to be able to referee grassroots football matches safely and effectively.  It is for people aged 14 and over who want to referee mini soccer, 9 v 9 and/or 11 v 11 football.  

The course comprises online learning on the Laws of the Game and face to face training. You must complete the online learning before attending the face to face training. You will also need to complete online safeguarding training before attending the face to face training.

23/24 Dates:

  • COMPLETE 30 and 31 August 2023, Devizes 
  • COMPLETE 1 and 2 September 2023, Swindon
  • COMPLETE 23 and 24 October 2023, Devizes *Fully Booked
  • COMPLETE 24 and 26 November 2023, Salisbury
  • COMPLETE 26 and 27 January 2024, Swindon
  • COMPLETE 12 and 13 February 2024, Devizes
  • NEW DATE!! 28 and 30 March 2024, Swindon

Ahead of booking onto the courses you have to have completed the below two pre-course requisites:

Safeguarding For All Course

Online Laws of the Game Modules

To access these courses, you will need a FAN number - if you've played football before or have been involved in football then you will already have a FAN number on the system. If you need help finding this, please email ella.broad@wiltshirefa.com with your full name, date of birth and postcode.

Please ensure that the courses are completed under the participant FAN number, not the parent / guardian FAN.

If you are U18 you will need a parent / guardian FAN linked to your account and you will need your own personal email address linked to your FAN number as well. If anyone needs any help adding these please email ella.broad@wiltshirefa.com for support.

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