Welcome to the Netball Australia E-Learning Centre.

Netball Australia has a range of online courses, exams and learning material available to support the development of coaches, umpires, athletes and volunteers.


Online Foundation Coach Accreditation Course

The online Foundation Coach Accreditation Course is targeted primarily at beginner coaches, teachers, parents and NetSetGO coaches and outlines introductory coaching information and basic netball techniques. The Course is the first step in the national coaching accreditation framework and is an important step along the knowledge pathway for a coach.

The course looks at:

  1. The role of the coach
  2. Planning
  3. Teaching netball skills
  4. The coach in action
Umpire Exam

The Section I Umpire Exam below is part of the National Officiating Accreditation Scheme and tests the basic rules of the game.

A Section I Umpire Exam pass (70%) is a prerequisite for:

  • C Grade Badge, the introductory level umpire accreditation.
  • State Bench Official Accreditation
  • Development Coach Accreditation


Level 1 Umpire Course

This course has been designed to assist you in achieving the necessary skills and knowledge to be an effective umpire and enjoy your officiating role.

The Level One Umpires Course is a pre-requisite for obtaining a National C Badge and participating in the Level Tow Umpires Course.

The course looks at:

  1. A good umpire
  2. Getting started
  3. Umpiring techniques
  4. Rules in action
  5. Where to now?


Bench Officials Education Course

This course has been designed to assist you in learning the skills and knowledge required to fulfil all Bench Official roles.

The Bench Officials Education course is a pre-requisite for obtaining the State Bench Official Accreditation and subsequently the National Bench Officials Accreditation.

The course looks at:

  1. Being a Bench Official
  2. Scorer 1
  3. Scorer 2
  4. Timekeepers
  5. Extra Time Procedures
  6. Where to now?



The online mentoring course has been developed in conjunction with the Australian Sports Commission for people who work with coaches, umpires and officials at all levels.

This Mentoring course is designed for Coaches, Umpires and Bench Officials.

The course is divided into 7 modules, covering the following topics:

  1. How does mentoring work
  2. Know yourself as a mentor
  3. Initial meeting
  4. Know your mentee
  5. Giving feedback
  6. Improving performance
  7. Conflict/challenging situations


Select for Success

This course will take you through the principles and practices of netball selection. Netball is a team game however the performance of individual athletes and the combination of athletes in playing positions is critical to the success of the team.

This course is aimed for any netball selector or coach commencing the process of team selection, but anybody is welcome to enrol in the course and learn about the principles and practices that may be used to select netball athletes for a squad or team.

The course looks at:

  1. The principles of selection
  2. Guidelines for individual athlete selection
  3. Guidelines for netball position selection and what to look for in each position
  4. How to achieve team balance in selection
  5. Some practical tips to assist in running a selection session


Club Champions

This course provides information and skills for you to manage alcohol usage and consumption in your life.

It’s aimed mainly for young, emerging high performance players, but anybody is welcome to enrol in the course and learn about the different ways that alcohol can negatively impact on an athlete’s current and future prospects within netball.

The course looks at:

  1. The impacts on your team and your character
  2. Your performance  and future in the sport
  3. Some facts about alcohol
  4. Affects of alcohol on your sporting career
  5. Some skills to protect yourself


Expect Respect
  • Community – Suitable for Netball community members aged 18 years+, including coaches, umpires, volunteers, administrators and parents.
  • Young Adult – Suitable for Players aged 18-25 years.
  • Youth – Suitable for players aged 13 – 17 years

This course provides information and skills to assist you in maintain healthy relationships throughout your life. It’s aimed mainly for young, emerging high performance players and the general netball community but anybody is welcome to enrol in the course to learn more about respectful relationships.

The course looks at:

  1. Definition of a healthy relationship
  2. How people hurt each other
  3. Men’s violence against women
  4. The role of the bystander
  5. Changing to make a difference

If during the course you find you need to talk through issues or just want more information about a topic please refer to the Support services that are available at the end of each module.


Netball Inclusion

The course aims to provide everyone from the netball community with information, strategies and best practice ideas to help you:

  • Create more inclusive and accessible netball environments that cater for the range of backgrounds, cultures, ages and abilities of people in your community.
  • Support your Club and Association to create a more welcoming, inclusive netball environment for your Members, as well as those new to our game.

More information and resources on creating more inclusive netball communities can be found at www.onenetball.org.au.


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