Level 2 Indoor Umpire

Who should become a Level 2 Indoor Umpire?


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Take the next step in your umpiring career. Find out more about becoming an international umpire through the Australian Indoor Umpire qualification.

The Level 2 Indoor Umpire program is directed towards umpires involved with high level indoor club hockey, high level intra-state championships and higher level Australian Championships.

Minimum requirements to undertake Level 2 Indoor Umpire qualification?
The prerequisite for the Level 2 Indoor Umpire accreditation is a Level 1 Indoor Umpire accreditation.

The Level 2 training program is designed to train umpires in essential concepts of umpiring including psychological and physical preparation, umpiring skills and tools, player management, communication, risk management and ethical responsibilities.

It is a comprehensive training program involving seminars, practical activities, pre and post seminar requirements and a practical assessment.

How to get the qualification
There are five easy steps to gain your Level 2 Indoor 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 Level 2 Indoor Umpire Accreditation ($50 payable through PayPal) by clicking on ‘indoor umpire’, then ‘Level 2 indoor umpire’.

3. Once you have registered for the Level 2 Indoor Umpire accreditation, there are two pre-course module requirements that you must complete: the Play by The Rules – Complaint Handling, and Harassment and Discrimination.

4. Attend a one day practical course conducted by your State/Territory Association.

5. Finally, download the Practical Competency Checklist and organise with your local HockeyEd Coordinator to have your umpiring practically evaluated during one match (one match minimum).

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

Career next step
If you are interested in umpiring top level open age Australian Championships or international games you should look into gaining your Australian Indoor Umpire qualification.