If you are turning 13 this year or older and have received a score of 70% or more on the free on-line Umpiring exam at netballq.org.au you are eligible to enter our Trainee Program.
Keen to find out more?
Access the Section I Theory Examination at https://learning.netball.asn.au/Auth/Login
What is a Trainee?
A Trainee has completed the RNA Umpiring course (4 weeks) and the online theory exam. The trainee is placed on games at RNA (usually 8am or 9.30am) with an experienced umpire/mentor right beside you to guide and instruct you with the finer points of becoming a competent and confident Umpire.
How many games a week will I get as a Trainee?
There will be a roster system for trainees. Trainees can only be placed on certain time slots and that only allows us a certain number of Trainees per week. The roster will be as fair as possible.
How long will I be a Trainee?
As long as it takes to ensure that you are confident and competent, this can be anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years.....everybody is different.
When will I know if I am ready to be assessed?
Your experienced umpire/mentor will advise when you are ready for assessment and the RNA will come to a game and watch you. You will find out on the spot if you have passed. If you pass you will then be a qualified Umpire. ☺
How much money can I earn?
You can earn anywhere from $8-$16 for each game you umpire once you are qualified. The amount depends on your level of accreditation. When you are a trainee you are not paid.
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