Umpire Accreditation Explained
It is mandatory for all umpires of Australian Football to be accredited. Accreditation provides the umpire with the knowledge required to ensure a match they are officiating in is conducted in a safe and enjoyable way.
There are two levels of accreditation for umpires of Australian Football. Level 1 (Introductory Accreditation) provides the umpire with the basic fundamentals, whilst Level 2 (Advanced Accreditation) advances the umpire’s skill development.