Officiating Courses

All you need to know if you are organising a course or wish to sign up to a course...

Course Information

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO COURSES ARE TO GO AHEAD AND NO COURSE MATERIALS ARE BEING DISPATCHED UNTIL AFTER THURSDAY 28TH MARCH DUE TO OFFICE CLOSURES. tHIS HOWEVER IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS BEING MADE THIS WEEK. FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE EMAIL COURSES@BASKETBALLENGLAND.CO.UK. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE. 

If you want to organise a course and provide an opportunity for new officials to learn, we can help. We will give you all the resources and paperwork - all you need to do is sort yourself a venue, suitable tutor and fill your course with eager candidates!
 
Below is a chart of how much each course costs to run, how long it should run for, how many candidates should attend and what the recommended tutor fee is.

Course Hours Min no. of Candidates Max no. of Candidates Candidate Fee Recommended Tutor Fee
(plus travel @ 35p per mile)
Level 1 Referee

2 hours in the classroom

2 hours on the court

12 20 £10

£60

Level 2 Referee 16 12 20 £50

£240

Level 3 Referee 16 6 12 £85

£240

Level 1 Table Official 2 6 15 £5

£30

Level 2 Table Official 4 6 15 £15

£60

Level 3 Table Official 6 6 15 £25 £90
Young Official (L1 Ref & TO) 6 6 12 £15 £90

Courses Explained

It may seem complicated when you’re trying to work out which course is for you and what they’re all for. Check the information below to see how everything works and where you need to start.

If you’re interested in how each qualification fits in sequence with the next, then click on the links below to look at an easy roundup of how everything works - Officiating Pathway

Register your course with Basketball England...

...for schools, colleges, universities, clubs, league or association?

To register your course you are required to complete the online booking application form online application form.

When registering the course you should consider the following:

  • The registration form should be completed no later than 7 days before the course will commence
  • The candidate register should be return to Basketball England 24 hours after the first or only session. This will allow Basketball England to get in contact with the candidates with a view of getting them involved in officiating as soon as possible
  • Basketball England recommended tutor fee is exclusive of any travel expenses incurred
  • Basketball England can help you source a tutor and you can request this on the form.

Individuals wanting to sign up to a Referee or Table Officials Course

We have a number of courses booked that are listed on our courses calendar. Check out our courses calendar and sign up to a course by clicking here

No courses in your area? then sign up to attend a course here. When we receive enough interest we will set a course up for you.

If you require any more information or have any questions, please Contact the team on 0300 600 1170 or alternatively email us at courses@basketballengland.co.uk

Other Opportunities

All Girls Campaign - Officiating Bursaries If you are female and are interested in becoming an official or developing as an official then we would like to support this aspiration.  We are offering bursaries to females who wish to either become qualfied or attend one of our development events. For further information click here

Development Camps - Already qualified and keen to develop, improve and progress up the officiating pathway? Signup to one of our development Camps here? (31st February Deadline)