Linesman training

Refereeing Development

Referee Development

At the AFA we offer a number of Referee Development opportunities throughout the year through training and other events, including:

  • Numerous Basic FA Referee Training Courses annually around London
  • Cup Finals Match Officials training
  • One-to-one observations feedback and reports for those who apply for the promotion scheme (which is open to all referees), and others if resources allow
  • An In-Service Training (IST) day for promotion candidates at Old Finchleians
  • Online Education through Hive Learning
  • Free membership to the RA for all new referees from our referee course
  • CPD training for referees (practical and Theory)

In conjunction with the AFA & Lonsar Referees’ Society we additionally offer:

  • A practical training session at Alexandra Park
  • The Annual RA Conference with free coach travel and lunch
  • Three RA-FA Training Hub sessions (in Central London, Actonians, and Old Tenisonians, all with FA presenters)
  • 45-minute match interactive incident analysis and training sessions at each monthly society meeting throughout the year
  • The practical training day in August at Actonians, with BBQ

For further information about any of these opportunities, please email or call 020 8733 2613.