It is important for all umpires to continually update their skill and education. Below are some courses umpires can do to continue your learning.
Australian Sports Commission- Introductory Level Officiating
The Introductory Level Officiating General Principles program sets a minimum standard for all sports.
National Sport Integrity Unit – Keep Sport Honest (match-fixing)
An eLearning program designed to help you understand what match-fixing is, its consequences, how to recognise it and report it. There are four different modules to complete.
Play by the Rules
An interactive online training course where you will learn;
- what child abuse it
- your rights and responsibilities under child protection laws
- how the laws apply to supporting organisations, clubs, their employees and volunteers
- when, where and how to report incidents
- how to establish a welcoming and inclusive environment at your club or organisation
Office of the Children’s Guardian
- To complement the face-to-face training, the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian has launched a suite of Child Safe eLearning packages
- Topics covered include:
- Policies and procedures
- Organisational culture
- Risk Management
- Reporting processes
- The Working With Children Check
Australia Sports Anti-Doping Authority
Level 1 Anti- Doping Course
This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge of anti-doping. The interactive course comprises of six modules and an assessment. Total time to complete this course is approximately 70 minutes.
Level 2 Anti-Doping Course
This test is for athletes and support personnel who need to stay up to date on the latest information on anti-doping. This test is updated annually to reflect current trends in anti-doping. A certificate is issued upon completion and expires on 31st December each year. The course should take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.
Pre-requisite for this course is the successful completion of the Level 1 course.
Office of Sport
The Office of Sport offers face to face training across all of NSW for those involved in sport and recreation at any level, continuously improving your knowledge and skills and keeling up-to-date with the latest trends is important. It’s the key to participant safety, performance and enjoyment in sport.