Sian Massey-Ellis

Development & Courses

Further your knowledge

The skills network

mental health awareness course

The Skills Network are offering all referees and officials the opportunity to study a nationally recognised qualification at no cost. The course is fully funded by the Government and also long distance which means you can study at your own pace. Learners will gain a level 2 qualification, receiving their official CACHE accredited certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
You must be:

  • Over 19 years of age
  • Have lived in the EU for the last 3 years
  • Not currently be studying another government funded course

The Skills Network
Referee Course FAQs

1. Attend the FREE introductory session (with a parent/guardian if aged 16 or under)

2. Be at least 14 years of age

3. Completed relevant FA Safeguarding Children training

4. Hold a current FA CRC (aged 16 or over)

Note: The above pre-requisites, for those who do not already hold the appropriate evidence, will normally be provided by recognised centres as part of the learning programme

21 hours (including 5 matches a referee)

£110 - course only

£150 - course and kit (shirt, socks, shorts & flags)

Cambridgeshire FA do offer reductions for B.A.M.E. and Female candidates (contact us for details)

The minimum age to book onto and attend a course is 14.

Get in Touch

Sam Anderson

By Phone: 01223 209026

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