Updating your accreditation
All on court accredited umpires are required to complete a combination of practical umpiring hours and complete professional development opportunities over a 4-year period to maintain their Netball Australia C, B, A or AA accreditation.
All umpire badges are valid for a 4-year period.
You should update your accreditation within 6 months of your current expiry date. Netball Learning will remind you via email when your accreditation is nearing expiry.
If your accreditation has already expired, you will need to email Netball Australia for a recognition of prior learning at email@example.com
Each badge level has different updating requirements. Please CLICK HERE to see all updating requirements.
Netball Australia require an umpire to reach the specified number of ‘points’ of updating activity to remain accredited at the relevant badge level. These points can be attained through a combination of practical umpiring and professional development workshops or online courses.
C Badge Updating Criteria
Netball Australia C Badge Umpire Accreditation is valid for 4 years, with the period beginning once the Netball Australia certificate of accreditation is issued.
Points required for updating: 20
B Badge Updating Criteria
Netball Australia B Badge Umpire Accreditation is valid for 4 years, with the period beginning once the Netball Australia certificate of accreditation is issued.
Points required for updating: 40
Off-court umpires do not need to maintain a valid accreditation if they are not actively umpiring. Off-court umpires who are Mentors, Testers or Developers still must complete the Rules of Netball Exam every 4 years to be eligible to present and/or test as part of the National Umpire Accreditation System.
How to update your accreditation on eLearning
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Log in to your eLearning account here: Netball Learning Centre