Want to climb the refereeing ladder?
Opportunities to progress your refereeing career
The Hertfordshire FA Referees' Committee wish to encourage and support all referees that apply to participate in the Referee Promotion Scheme. Referees interested in applying for promotion should contact the Observers Organiser, Russell Jones by email.
A match official's ‘Level’ is a mark of their achievement within refereeing
New referees start out at Level 7 and can progress to Level 1...and beyond.
- Level Y - Youth Referee (14 or 15 years of age)
- Level 7 - Junior County Referee (16 years of age and over)
- Level 6 –County Referee
- Level 5 - Senior County Referee
- Level 4 - Step 5/6 Leagues Referee
- Level 3 - Step 3/4 Leagues Referee
- Level 2b - Step 2 List Referee
- Level 2a - Step 1 List Referee
- Level 1 -Select Group or National Group Referee
- International - FIFA List Referee