The Level 2 Referee Qualification

This award is aimed at the beginner; perhaps you have experience as a player or have attended a level 1 course. A level 2 referee is qualified to officiate local recreational basketball. Experienced level 2 referees can officiate up to senior National League, as well as junior National League competitions. The course is a 17 hour course over 4 units as detailed below.

How do I register onto a course?

Complete the registration form by clicking HERE and once completed send it to

We will then get back to you with details about the course including course dates and location

How to organise a course?

If you wish to host your own course you will need to have access and book a facility which meets the facility requirements above. Each Unit should take place 4 weeks apart (once per month). The classroom should hold up to 12 people and have access to a screen and projector. Once you have booked the facility please informed Basketball England and we will take it from there.

What do you get on the course?
  • Basketball England String Bag
  • Whistle & Lanyard
  • Safeguarding Manual
  • Mechanics Manuals
  • Officials Rule Books
  • Basketball England Water Bottle
How do I pay for the course?

Please pay no later than 72 hours before the Unit you are due to attend by clicking HERE.

For further information please contact Simon Unsworth by email by clicking HERE, or on 0114 284 1067.