Officiating Assessor

Netball officiating assessor

England Netball officiating qualifications and workshops are delivered by a team of qualified tutors, assessors and internal verifiers who are employed directly by England Netball. Find out how you could become an assessor here.

Revolutionising how the netball family learn is a key focus for England Netball over the next decade. We strive to provide brilliant learning offers for our coaches, officials and volunteers both on and beyond the court. The people behind those playing netball are crucial to the success of the sport.

To help us aspire to this, England Netball are looking to recruit additional Officiating Assessors in the following areas:

Cambridge Cornwall Devon West Durham North
Essex Thurrock Herefordshire Humberside Lincolnshire
Merseyside Northumberland Oxford Shropshire
South Yorkshire Tyne & Wear West Yorkshire Worcester

England Netball officiating awards and workshops are delivered by a team of qualified tutors, assessors, and internal verifiers, who are employed directly by England Netball to deliver a range of opportunities across the country.

To be eligible to become an Officiating Assessor, you must meet the following pre-requisites:


  • Member of England Netball
  • Active Europe Netball C Award Umpire or above (for 2 years)
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the game & the rules
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Assessors Course

England Netball has designed the Officiating Assessors Award in partnership with Europe Netball to provide learners with the technical knowledge, procedures and practice to be competent in assessing umpires for the following Awards;

  • England Netball Into Officiating Award
  • Europe Netball C Award

Learners can attend an online course, which will provide them with an overview of the theoretical elements of Officiating Assessment. The course involved actively participating in online learning, completing tasks at home and follow on observations to become a competent Assessor. Following the course, Trainee Assessors will work with a County or Regional Lead Assessor who will assist them in completing a portfolio of evidence to submit for the final accreditation.

Assessor Criteria

Assessors will be asked to complete a formal recruitment process before they are selected to be a part of the team to ensure that we are recruiting a quality network of people. To apply for the course – please complete the following application form –

Closing date – Sunday 2nd June 2024

Benefits Package

There are also financial benefits to becoming an Officiating Assessor together with the remuneration rates available as part of the application process.


  • Travel allowance
  • Employment through England Netball
  • Provision for Continual Personal Development Training Programmes

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please contact Michaela Scowen, L&D Workforce Manager on

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Course Overview

Minimum Age:
Two virtual sessions each two hours in duration – 4 hours in total. Plus practical work to complete within an Officiating environment.


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