Are you passionate about netball and would like to become an umpire for Thunderbolts Netball Club? We have umpiring positions available for Saturday’s and also some Sunday carnivals during the netball season.
You can earn anywhere from $14-$28 for each game you umpire once you are qualified. The amount depends on your level of accreditation. Please note while you are training you are not paid.
Redlands Netball Association (RNA) in partnership with netball clubs offer an Umpire Trainee Program at the beginning of the netball season, and also half way through the season (July) The program consists of an umpire course conducted over a weekend (two half day sessions), and practical training sessions on netball games at the 7:45am round time, until you’re capable to umpire older / higher levels of netball.
Registrations are open to associated members / players aged 12 years and 6 months or older as at the course start date.
To participate in the RNA Umpire Trainee Program the prerequisite of completing the Umpires Online Theory Test must be done before the course date.
RNA will advertise expression of interests to be submitted for the Umpire Trainee Program at the beginning of the year. Further information on the RNA Umpire Trainee Program can be found on the RNA website Umpiring – Redlands Netball Association
If you would like to talk further about umpiring for Thunderbolts Netball Club please reach out to the Thunderbolts Umpiring Convenor at Email: email@example.com
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.
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.
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.
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