Training and Accreditation


Level 1 Umpire Accreditation

Level 1 Umpire Assessment Clinic terms and conditions

  • There will be approximately 10 metro Level 1 practical umpire assessment clinics. These clinics will be hosted by clubs spread around the metro area and dates and venues can be found on the Umpiring Clinics webpage of this website. All dates will be posted by August.
  • To be eligible to attend a Level 1 umpire clinic, the participant must be 12 years of age at the time of doing a clinic. (Level 1 umpiring at State Championship must be 15 years of age at the time of attending a State Championship Accreditation Clinic. (if you currently have a SCA and are not 15 years of age, then that will be honoured))
  • Participants must be in attendance and ready to start by the scheduled clinic start time (usually 8.30am).
  • Clubs will be invoiced $40 for each level 1 umpire clinic participant assessment.
  • Clubs will be invoiced $40 for each level 1 umpire clinic participant re assessment.
  • This is to cover the Rule books, Umpires Manual, Umpire ‘green’ shirt, and Accredited cap and other TBAWA co-ordinating/administration expenses.
  • For nonattendance to a Level 1 umpire assessment clinic without cancellation (2 days prior) clubs will be invoiced $20
  • Metropolitan area course bookings are only available through the online booking system.
  • The Umpire Development Officer on the day of practical assessment has the right to defer their decision of a participant result (pass or fail), for any reason and they will consult with the Chief Umpire in the matter concerned and a final outcome will be given once the consultation decision has been finalised.
  • A participant will only be granted Level 1 umpire accreditation, once the applicant has completed and passed ALL steps.
  • Once a participant has successfully passed the processes, the Chief umpire will issue a unique umpire registration number to that specific participant.


 STEP 1;  Applicants are required to watch a 75-minute video before PROCEEDING TO STEP 2 of the course. This video is to be watched by Metro participants only, as Country clinics have this video presented on the day of the clinic. (click HERE to be directed to the video) 

STEP 2; Once the applicant has watched the video, they should then go online to register for a position at a practical Level 1 umpiring assessment clinic. Participants must pass this practical assessment to obtain Level 1 umpire accreditation. A non-pass in the practical examination will require the participant to reschedule for another practical level 1 umpiring assessment clinic. (click HERE to be directed to the Level 1 Umpire clinic registration) 

Level 2 Exams

Level 2 theory exams will be will be available as an online exam, a 90% pass mark is required. As a prerequisite you must attain Level 1 first. To Log in to the Level 2 Umpire Exam, send an email to the Chief Umpire ( requesting a username & password. Please make sure you have tested yourself on the on-line quiz several times before (one login request will give you three attempts).

Clubs are charged $35 for each successful exam participant. Your club will be notified when you pass.

Upon successful completion of the level 2 exam you have up to three attempts in 12 months in which to complete your practical examination. Bookings for a practical examination MUST be emailed to