Pathways and Development 

Upcoming Courses

Given current COVID-19 Restrictions in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, no upgrading courses will be run until further notice. In coming weeks, upgrading courses may be run as COVID-19 restrictions ease in Metro Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.

Australian Officiating Development Schedule


Click on the buttons below to find out more about each upgrading course and upcoming courses to enroll.
Unsure about your current qualifications? Click on the link to find out more.

Level 1 Referee | Level 2 Referee | Level 3 Referee

Level 1 Assessor | Level 2 Assessor | Level 3 Assessor

FFA Instructor | Level 2 Instructor | Level 3 Instructor


FV provides pathways and opportunity for development to everyone and at various stages of their refereeing career.
There are 2 development streams FV offers for match officials.

1.All nationally recognised upgrading courses for referees, assessors and instructors under the Australian Officiating Development Schedule (AODS).
-This is the national development model for officiating in Australia and describes the career pathways and professional development for all match officials in Australia.

2.FV managed development programs for referees.
-The FV development programs are additional professional development programs to support match officials.