The FA Referee Course
Before we can allow candidates onto one of our FA Referee Courses, they must first have completed a Learn The Laws Module and completed an FA Online Safeguarding Course, with it registered on their own FAN record.
The Online Learn the Laws Learning Module can be accessed at:
If you are under the age of 16, or a parent / guardian, you might find the information at the refereeing help centre useful when logging in. Please access it at:
The Online Safeguarding Course can be accessed at:
Candidates under the age of 16 can currently complete the ‘Safeguarding for All’ course option, ALL those over 16 will need to complete the ‘Safeguarding Children Course’ at the cost of £30, this is a one off payment as all renewals are free of charge.
The Safeguarding for All course will take around 45 minutes to complete. The Safeguarding Children Course will take around 90 minutes to complete. The Learn the Laws Learning Modules will take around 90 minutes to complete.
Day 1: Monday 20th February 6pm-9pm
Day 2: Tuesday 21st February 9am-5pm
Venue: High Tunstall College, Hartlepool, TS26 0LQ
Day 1 - Monday 6th March 2023
Day 2 - Tuesday 7th March 2023
Day 3 - Wednesday 8th March 2023
All days are 6pm-9pm
Venue: Ford Quarry Hub, Keelman's Ln, South Hylton, Sunderland SR4 0RW
Booking Link: FULLY BOOKED.
Day 1: Monday 13th March 2023
Day 2: Tuesday 14th March 2023
Day 3: Wednesday 15th March 2023
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Venue: Longfield School, Darlington, DL3 0HT
Booking Link: FULLY BOOKED
Day 1 - Wednesday 5th April 6pm-9pm
Day 2 - Thursday 6th April 9am-5pm
Venue: Durham County FA, DH3 3SJ