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ACTive Programme

Umpiring / Coaching Module for Secondary & JC Students

Netball Singapore offers courses to provide students with a more holistic and all rounded development of their netball related skills and enhance their passion in netball.In order to cater for the demands of Schools, Netball Singapore will be conducting more Understanding Netball Rules courses for students. This 3-hour course is suitable for students and teachers of any level, with or without playing experience.

Course Information in 2023

Active Schools Programme


June School Holidays

September School Holidays


30 May 2023


6 June 2023


4 September 2023



Closing Date

22 May 2023 (Mon)

28 August 2023 (Mon)


Netball Singapore

6 Stadium Boulevard

Singapore 397797


9am – 12pm (3 hours)

No. of. Participants

Minimum – 10 participants

Maximum – 12 participants


Please note the following for registration :

  • The programme is on limited slots basis. In the event, slots for the day are maxed out, schools may be allocated to the next available slot

(e.g. 30 May full, next available slot is 6 June)

ACTive Schools Programme

This course is a combination of the current Understanding Netball Rules and simplified version of Level 1 Umpiring. Participants will be involved in both theory and practical sessions. 

Things to note:

  • This course DOES NOT qualify the participants to be a qualified umpire (badge or Level 1 umpire).
  • Grip whistles are not provided during the course. They are purchasable via Netball Singapore (please refer to the registration form)

Course Content:

  • Characteristics of being an umpire
  • Getting started (umpires protocols before and during the game, areas of control, centre pass)
  • Rules on Minor infringements (e.g. scoring a goal)
  • Rules on Major infringements (Contact and Obstruction)
  • Types of Penalties (how to award, hand signals)
  • Substitution and Team Changes
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Time-keepers, Scorers

Course Fee:

  • $35/pax includes course handouts
  • Minimum: 10 participants
  • Maximum: 12 participants

Course Duration:

  • 3 hours

During the course:

  • Participants may be talent identified to attend the full Level 1 Umpiring course to further umpiring if they are interested
  • Course discount (50% applicable only to secondary students) will be provided for these talent identified participants

After completion:

  • Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance
  • Participants may be competent enough to umpire Schools Challenge League or may umpire at the ACTive carnivals organized by Netball Singapore (primary and secondary non-competitive carnivals)