Anyone can become a referee with The FA granted that you are at least 14-years-old and a resident of England.

The first stage on your referee ‘journey’ is to attend a Referee Course which predominately takes place over the course of a weekend.

 After completion of the course you will then be allocated a league to referee 5 games in your local area.

 After completing the cousre Referees will attend a final assessment module.On completion of this you will become a fully qualified and certified registered Referee

This is a 2 day, 1 evening course costing £105 for those who are aged 14-15 and £130 pounds for those who are aged 16+