Volleyball Australia has recently updated its Referee Accreditation Framework. More information regarding how the new framework replaces the existing accreditation levels will be announced by Volleyball Australia
The new Referee Pathway is as follows.
Referee Framework
Should you have any questions regarding your accreditation please contact Volleyball Australia or phone (02) 6214 3503

The new referee framework has seen a new introductory course implemented. This course is delivered through the Volleyball Australia online learning platform and as such is more accessible to entry-level beginner referees.
Target Audience: New beginner referees
Prerequisites: Nil
Duration: 4 hours in course work
Cost: $44

DEVELOPMENT Referee Course

Registrations are now open for the upcoming Development Referee Course.

Course: Development (Level 2) Referees Course

Date: Sunday 15th July

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm

Location: State Volleyball Centre

Description: A 1-day Development Level (also known as Level 2) Referee Course, presenter is David Rosamilia TBC. 

The course will cover the rules of volleyball, how to score, hand signals and more, through classroom and on court exercises. 

Attendees will undergo an examination and practical assessment, and upon successful completion will receive a certificate of qualification.


  • Foundation (Level 1) online course completion
  • Working with Children Check (WWCC can be completed after the course but needs to be completed to be accredited)
  • Ausport Introduction to Officiating Online course (free):  

Cost: $85 Adult / $55 Under 19 years of age




School & Association Courses
Referee courses can be organised to be run out of schools & associations. Courses can be arranged midweek or on weekends. 

Minimum number of participants is 12. Venues are required to have court space and classroom space with a computer and data projector available. The SVC Dandenong can be hired as a venue at an additional cost.

Additional Courses in schools and other centres across Melbourne and Victoria can be organised specifically for your school or Association simply fill in the application form and return to Volleyball Victoria.

School & Association Referee Courses Application

Cost: Level 1 Referee Course is dependent on location and number of participants and will vary between $52-82. Please contact Volleyball Victoria on 03 9794 0009 or email 



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