Pathways and Development

FFV provides pathways and opportunity for development to everyone and at various stages of their refereeing career.
There are 2 development streams FFV offers for match officials.

1.All nationally recognised upgrading courses for referees, assessors and instructors under the Australian Officiating Development Schedule (AODS).
-This is the national development model for officiating in Australia and describes the career pathways and professional development for all match officials in Australia.

2.FFV managed development programs for referees.
-The FFV development programs are additional professional development programs to support match officials.


Australian Officiating Development Schedule

Click on the buttons below to find out more about each upgrading course and upcoming courses to enroll.
Unsure about your current qualifications? Click on the link to find out more.

Upcoming upgrading courses

Course Dates and Registration Links:

Level 3 Referee Course 21 October (FFV HQ)

Level 3 Assessor Course 28 October (FFV HQ)

Level 2 Referee Course 10 November (FFV HQ)

Level 2 Assessor Course 17 November (FFV HQ)

Level 3 Referee Course 25 November (FFV HQ)

Level 1 Assessor Course 1 and 2 December (FFV HQ)

Level 3 Referee Instructor 15 December (FFV HQ)

Football Federation Victoria Development Programs for Referees

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