Officials Level 1 - Introducing officiating


Prerequisite: Nil

Duration: 8 hours

Assessment: No assessment; provision of certificate for full attendance

Course outline: The purpose of this introductory course is to enable officials to acquire basic skills to officiate safe, enjoyable competition.

Course details:

The course focuses on the following aspects of the game:

  • Playing charter and the principles of rugby
  • Individual core skills and safety in contact
  • Risk Management and ethics
  • Role of the match official
  • Basic communication
  • Child and adolescent growth and development
  • Basic Positional play
  • Philosophie of advantage
  • Role of the Touch Judge