Courses & Updates

Online Laws of The Game Certificate

Football Federation Australia, in association with Football West, has developed an online Laws of the Game Certificate.

This educational tool gives you interactive access to the Laws of the Game including videos, workbooks, exams, procedures, interpretations, additional information and details on how to become an officially accredited referee.

This is a FREE online training module which provides a basic introduction to the Laws of the Game and their interpretations. Successful candidates will receive a certificate identifying they have demonstrated awareness in the Laws of the Game, and have the necessary knowledge to complete subsequent refereeing events.

Please visit to undertake the Laws of the Game Certificate. 

FFT will conduct Level 4 Referee Courses, beginning in February across the state. Participants MUST complete the Laws of the Game certificate online (see above) before registering.

Referee Courses - become a referee today!


If you want to become a referee or what to learn more about the game and the Laws of the Game then this course is for you.

To undertake the course you must complete the following prerequisites: 

1- obtain Laws of the Game certificate from FFA. 

2- must be at least 13 years of age

This training program is aimed at match officials officiating in junior and youth matches.

The program consists of theory modules, practical sessions and practical mentoring in matches as a referee and assistant referee.  Upon completion of all components referees will be officially qualified as a Level 4 Referee. The qualification is valid for a period of up to 4 years.

To register for the February course (10, 17 and 24 February evening sessions) -

To register for the March course (7, 14 and 21 March evening sessions) -

To register for the April course (12, 19 and 26 April evening sessions) -

If you have any questions please contact Adrian Lockley on

Upcoming Courses - North-West

Level 3 Referee Courses

Sunday 26 June, at Valley Rd. Devonport Strikers Clubrooms

From 12.00 to 5.00 pm on Sunday 26th June.

Level 4 Referee Courses

For further information please email Opens window for sending emailDavid Cole or call 0438725977. 



Upcoming Courses - North

Level 4 Referee Courses

For further information please email Opens window for sending emailRoss Logan or call 0419 369196



Upcoming Courses - South

Level 4 Referee Courses

Opens external link in new window2016 July Refeeree Course 

For further information please email Opens window for sending emailAdrian Lockley 

Laws of the Game updates

Find attached Initiates file downloadhere an update on the laws of the game for the 2014 season.