The FA Mini Soccer Referees Conversion Course

Course Overview

Course Duration: ​Minimum of 8 Guided Learning Hours, 6 Notional Learning Hours

Price: £75

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  • Laws of the game
  • The role of the referee

  • The Key skills required to be a football referee
  • Theoretical information of the 17 laws of the game
  • Practical work covering implementation of the laws
  • The art of Positioning and movement
  • Management strategies and ideas on effective decision-making
  • Effective reporting misconduct
  • Evaluation of performance and Assessment Of Knowledge

  • Reviewing and receiving Feedback

  • Examination of knowledge of Laws Of The Game
  • Plan for what happens next


Course Pre-requisites

Prior to certification, candidates are required to: 

  • Attend the FREE introductory session (with a parent/guardian if aged 16 or under)
  • Complete relevant FA Safeguarding Children training
  • Hold a current FA CRC (aged 16 or over)

Note: the above pre-requisites, for those who do not already hold the appropriate evidence, will normally be provided by recognised centres as part of the learning programme.


To provide the learners with an introduction to the principles of officiating, delivering six modules of training around the laws, application and practical delivery.

  • Pull out aim/objective 1
  • Pull out aim/objective 2
  • Pull out aim/objective 3
  • Pull out aim/objective 4
  • Pull out aim/objective 5

Available Dates

Start Date
Warsop Lane
Marc Birkett

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Special Offer!

For a limited period, you will also be provided with associate membership of Kent Referees Society for the current season.


Referees aged 16 years and over will need to take the Online Safeguarding course. Candidates will be emailed the link once booked onto the course.

If you are over 16 you are required to undertake a Criminal Records Check.

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