Officials Accreditation

To start on your Bench Official Pathway, you must:

1. Complete the Online Bench Official Course
2. Attend a Face-to-Face training session
3. Officiate on NQ sanctioned League games
4. Be assessed for you State Accreditation 

Bench Officials Accreditation Framework

Bench Officials have an important role to play - they are responsible for ensuring the correct score is recorded, the correct time is played and other match details are recorded accurately. 

The Netball Australia Bench Officials Accreditation Framework has been designed to assist the development of new Bench Officials through a series of two accreditation levels that relate to the techniques required at the different levels of competition. 


Bench Officials Accreditation Pathway 

State Accreditation Pathway 


National Accreditation Pathway