The aim of this course is to improve C Award umpires current knowledge of the rules whilst improving their umpiring skills. Learners should also be able to identify the requirements for the Netball Europe B Award and prepare for the written assessment and practical pre-assessments, which are prerequisites to applying for the practical assessment.

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the different level knowledge and skills between a Netball Europe C and B Award umpire
  • Demonstrate how positioning, movement and vision impacts on an umpires performance
  • Explain the meaning of advantage and how to apply it effectively
  • Develop more effective communication skills through voice, whistle and hand signals
  • Identify sources of help and support, locally and nationally

Course details

Numbers Minimum of 10 and Maximum of 12 learners
Duration 6 hours with adequate refreshment breaks (Either 1 x 6 hours or 2 x 3 hour sessions)
Facility requirements Indoor Netball Court with sufficient space, classroom and a flipchart
Learner requirements Must have either 1 year’s experience as C Award umpire or have been talent identified, also must be affiliated to England Netball