Requirements to Gain Accreditation

The Australian Rugby Union grants levels of accreditation, approved by the Australian Sports Commission, to course participants who fulfil the following requirements at each level.

REFEREEING KIDS RUGBY

Valid for 6 years / Minimum age 13 years

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Attend Refereeing Kids Rugby course Attend Refereeing Kids Rugby course
Complete Refereeing Kids Rugby Law Exam Complete Refereeing Kids Rugby Law Exam

LEVEL 1 REFEREE

Valid for 4 years / Minimum age 15 years

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Attend Foundation Course Smart Rugby Compliant
Complete Level 1 Referee Law Exam Complete Level 1 Referee Law Exam
Pass Level 1 Referee Competency Assessment on a game U13s or older Pass Level 1 Referee Competency Assessment on a game U13s or older
[Join a Referee Association]

LEVEL 2 REFEREE

Valid for 4 years / Minimum age 17 years

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Have current Smart Rugby and Level 1 Referee Accreditation Smart Rugby Compliant
Attend Level 2 Referee Course Current Level 2 Assistant Referee Accreditation
Complete Level 2 Referee Law Exam Complete Level 2 Referee Law Exam
Pass Level 2 Referee Competency Assessment on an adult game of rugby Pass Level 2 Referee Competency Assessment on an adult game of rugby
Attain Level 2 Assistant Referee Accreditation

LEVEL 1 REFEREE COACH

Valid for 4 years / Minimum age 17 years

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Have current Smart Rugby Smart Rugby Compliant
Attend Level 1 Referee Coach Course Complete Level 2 Referee Law Exam
Complete Level 2 Referee Law Exam Pass Level 1 Referee Coach Competency Assessment
Successfully complete 5 Coaching Reports on RRIMS
Pass Level 1 Referee Coach Competency Assessment

LEVEL 2 REFEREE COACH

Valid for 4 years / Minimum age 17 years

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Have current Smart Rugby Smart Rugby Compliant
Attend Level 2 Referee Coach Course Complete Level 2 Referee Law Exam
Complete Level 2 Referee Law Exam Pass Level 2 Referee Coach Competency Assessment
Successfully complete 5 Coaching Reports on RRIMS
Pass Level 2 Referee Coach Competency Assessment

ASSISTANT REFEREEING KIDS RUGBY

Valid for 6 years / Minimum age 13 years

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Complete Assistant Refereeing Kids Rugby online course Complete Assistant Refereeing Kids Rugby online course

LEVEL 1 ASSISTANT REFEREE

Valid for 4 years / Minimum age 13 years

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Attend Level 1 Assistant Referee Course Complete Level 1 Assistant Referee Law Exam
Complete Level 1 Assistant Referee Law Exam

LEVEL 2 ASSISTANT REFEREE

Valid for 4 years / Minimum age 15 years

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Attend Level 2 Assistant Referee Course Complete Level 2 Assistant Referee Law Exam
Complete Level 2 Assistant Referee Law Exam

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