Community Indoor Umpire


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Take the next step in your umpiring career. Find out more about the Level 1 indoor umpiring qualification.

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Who should become a Community Indoor Umpire?
The Community Indoor Umpire program is directed towards the needs of players, parents, teachers and other new umpires, modified versions of the game or lower level club hockey.

Minimum requirements to undertake Community Indoor Umpire qualification?
There are no minimum requirements; it is an enjoyable and straightforward training program. You should be willing to learn and be prepared to undertake two hours of training.

How to get the qualification
There are three easy steps to gain your community umpire accreditation.

1. Visit the HockeyEd site and log into your account. If you are new to HockeyEd, you can create an account by filling in a few of your details.

2. Once logged-in, you can register for the Community Umpire Accreditation (free of charge) by clicking on ‘indoor umpire’, then ‘community indoor umpire’. Here you can view the learning material, which is categorised in four sections; manage self, manage athletes, manage others, manage environment.

3. Finally, once you have read the learning material, download the Practical Competency Checklist and organise with your local HockeyEd Coordinator to have your umpiring practically evaluated during one match (30 minutes minimum).

Find a course
Contact your local state/territory HockeyEd Coordinator.

Career next step
If you are interested in umpiring higher levels of club hockey, intra-state championships and low level Australian Championships please visit the Level 1 Indoor Umpire page.