An Umpire Level 1 is the first stage in completing your umpire qualification and with some practice and possible umpire coaching you will complete. Those attending an Umpire Level 1 course should have completed the rules test and bring the certificate with them.

Level 1 Umpire Qualification

For potential or trainee umpires over the age of 14, you will be required to attend an Umpire Level 1 course to get you started and learn the practical umpiring elements.

You will be required to:

  • Complete the online rules test on Hockey Hub.
  • Attend an Umpire Level 1 course (6 hours on course learning) where you will discuss and practice umpiring.  Details of dates, times and venues from the District Convenor.
  • Practice umpiring within your club at training or friendly games.


Contact a relevant District Convenor to undertake your practical umpire test.

North – Blair Thomson

Midland – Lewis White

East – Duncan Service

West – West District Umpire Association Secretary


Individuals have 18 months to complete the qualification.