View the courses available to become a qualified cricket umpire.

If you are completely new to umpiring and you are thinking of getting involved please go to our Introduction to Cricket online course.

This short course is fun to complete and represents the first step in your umpiring or coaching journey. Sit back, relax, and complete the online assessment.

On satisfactory completion you will be accredited by the Australian Sports Commission in both introductory coaching and umpiring. You will also become a member of Cricket Coaches Australia for your two-year accreditation period, gaining you discounts on resources and access to the members’- only website at

Level 1 - Community officiating

This introductory course was launched in 2008 as Cricket Australia’s’ first formal Beginner Umpire Program and has proved to be a popular program.

It aims to: Equip participants with the necessary skills and information to Umpire in competitive junior cricket and as a new senior community cricket Umpire.

The course includes a comprehensive DVD resource, containing all necessary support materials.

This ‘tool’ forms the basis of the program and it is universally acknowledged as an excellent introduction to umpiring.

Formal accreditation is accompanied by a unique field-shirt and accreditation card following successful on-field, community-based, assessment.

Please contact your State or Territory Umpiring Association  to enquire about courses in your area.

Level 2 - Representative officiating

Level 2 courses are organised for experienced umpires by State and Territory Umpires Associations.

On registration you will receive a comprehensive set of umpiring resources to support and guide you through your learning. Your on-field competence, as well as your knowledge of Laws and Playing Regulations, will be comprehensively assessed.

On successful completion of the complete course you will receive your Cricket Australia accreditation card.

Please contact your State or Territory Umpiring Association  to enquire about courses in your area.