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Umpiring Courses

UMPIRING COURSES FOR 2017

To support the development of umpires, Netball Singapore holds regular umpiring accreditation courses.

Course Date Time Venue
Level 1 Umpiring Course Sat 7th Jan
Mon 9th Jan
10am to 5pm
7pm to 10pm
Kallang Netball Centre
Level 1 Umpiring Course Mon 24th Apr
Tue 2nd May
Fri 5th May
7pm to 10pm Kallang Netball Centre
Level 1 Umpiring Course Sat 23rd Sep
Sat 30th Sep
9am to 5pm Kallang Netball Centre
C Badge Umpiring Workshop Fri 29th Sep
Sat 30th Sep
7.30pm to 10pm
9am to 5pm

 
 

Upcoming Classes

*There are umpiring courses specially for students and teachers. Please refer to the ACTIVE Schools Programmes to book these courses for your school.
 
  LEVEL 1 UMPIRING COURSE C BADGE UMPIRING WORKSHOP*
Syllabus & duration:
 
Rules, Technique and practical: 8 – 12 Hours
Online Theory Exam:  1 hour
(Must be completed prior to the Level 1 course and certificate of completion submitted on the first day of the course)
Rules and practical: 10 Hours
 
Cost: S$100/- (includes Rule Book)
Optional – ACME Thunderer Whistle available for purchase at S$10 (Plastic) or S$29 (Metal)
$40/-
 
Number of Participants: Minimum 10, Maximum 30 Minimum 10, Maximum 30
Pre-requite Minimum Age 12 years’ old Must be a Level 1 umpire
 
 

REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE COURSES:

Online registration (before closing date) and payment via PayPal or payment via Cash or Cheque at Netball Singapore (9am-6pm, Mondays-Fridays, except Public Holidays)

After Registration and Payment for Level 1 Course:
  • Collect a Rulebook before, or on first day, of Course
  • Complete the Theory Exam Online and submit copy of certificate of completion on first day of the course
  • You should receive an email confirmation with course details (1 week prior to course)

For more enquiries regarding the registration process, please contact  events@netball.org.sg or call Cassandra Ang at 6346 5063 ext 120.


Course Fees: Level 1 Umpiring Course - $100 REGISTER NOW


Course Details


ONLINE THEORY TEST

  • The Minimum passing mark is 70%. The test result is valid for 6 years.
  • There are 100 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 60 minutes. There are no limits to the number of times you may attempt it.  If a pass mark is not achieved, feedback on correct / incorrect answers will not be given to encourage participants to go back to the rule book.
  • Participants will need to follow the steps below to complete the exam and will be required to print out and provide a copy of their certificate to Netball Singapore for validation and record keeping purposes.   

Click here for online test instructions and registration. 
Click here to access to Netball Australia Umpire Exam Centre.


IMPORTANT NOTES:

1. Level 1

  • Level 1 – valid for 2 years only. Required to be tested for C badge within 2 years. Upon expiry, the participant must re-sit the Level 1 course.
  • Certificate of Attendance will be awarded at the completion of the course

2. C Badge

  • Badge will last for 6 years
  • Umpires will have more exposure to high level games
  • More monetary incentive for each match umpired.
3. Talented Umpires will be TID during the courses to be further trained for C Badge or higher level Badging.

4. Participants are encouraged to practice umpiring during school/club training. If participants have nowhere to get sufficient practice, please contact events@netball.org.sg

5. Any umpire who does not have their Badge re-endorsed or a new badge awarded shall be known as a Level 1 umpire and shall be paid in Netball Singapore events at the rate of a Level 1 Umpire.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Netball Singapore reserves the right to postpone or cancel the workshop if the numbers do not meet the minimum requirement.
 
2. In the event of cancellation, all participants and schools will be informed well in advance.

3. If participants wish to withdraw from the workshop and obtain a refund, coaches/schools must notify Netball Singapore in writing. A letter of notification must be submitted to Netball Singapore 3 days before the workshop commences. An administration fee of S$5.00 will be deducted from any refund within 3 days’ notice.  No refund will be given if 3 days’ notice is not provided.

BADGING/ RE-ENDORSEMENT

Umpires interested to attain a higher badge (including C, B and A Badges), please email to events@netball.org.sg