All Volleyball Australia Online Education Courses hosted on the Fortix Online Platform will be discontinued from Tuesday, 7th December 2021.

This includes:

  • Volleyball Australia Level 1 Coaching Course
  • Volleyball Australia Level 1 Referee Course
  • Sport Australia’s Intermediate Coaching General Principles

Please note if you have registered for these one of courses prior to Tuesday, 7th December 2021, you must complete the course by Tuesday, 14th December 2021 to gain your accreditation. Volleyball Australia will be launching a new Online Accreditation Management System on Tuesday, 7th December 2021. All coaches and referees in the current Volleyball Australia Accreditation system will receive an email detailing the transition of their accreditation onto the new system.

All new VA online courses will be available on the new system by Monday, 17th January 2022.

Accreditation Key Information:

Referees are accredited though the Volleyball Australia national accreditation system, which includes four levels of accreditation:

  • Level 1 Referee
  • Level 2 Referee
  • Level 3 Referee
  • Level 4 Referee

Gaining Accreditation:

To achieve each level of accreditation individuals must complete the relevant requirements. All requirements for all levels of refereeing accreditation can be found on the Volleyball Australia website –

Accreditation Submission:

Once all requirements for the desired accreditation have been met by individuals, they must then submit an application though the REFEREE ACCREDITATION SUBMISSION section below. All relevant supporting documentation must be uploaded as attachments to the online submission. If all documents aren’t uploaded correctly this will significantly delay your accreditation processing time.

Accreditation Renewals:

Individuals who already hold an accreditation and simply wish to renew this accreditation, must submit a renewal request though the REFEREE RE ACCREDITATION section below. Please note that L1 accreditation expires every 2 years and L2, L3 and L4 accreditation after 4 years.

Referee Courses Information L1 & L2:

Level 1 Referee – Reregister for the online course (through the Level 1 tab below). If you experience technical difficulties or are unable to access the course please call Volleyball Australia on (02) 6108 4556.

Level 2 Referee –

  • Individuals: Fill out an expression of interest form (through the Level 2 tab below) if you would like to complete this course. Once Volleyball Queensland confirms the date of the next course individuals who have submitted an EOI will be sent an email inviting them to register for that course.
  • Clubs/Schools: Fill out an In-house Course Request From (through the In-house course tab below) if you are a club or a school that would like to organise a course for 10 or more members/students.

Upcoming Opportunities:

There are refereeing opportunities at a local, state and national level throughout the year. Please check the UPCOMING REFEREE OPPORTUNITIES tab below for a list.

New Online Portal:

Volleyball Australia will be releasing a new online portal where individuals will be able to access their accreditations (refereeing & coaching). This system is in its final stages of development and should be released by September 2021.

Please note that until the new system is released, all new accreditations and renewals will be processed as indicated above.

Refereeing Resources:

General Information:

Volleyball Queensland is invested in the development of volleyball referees throughout Queensland.

If you are looking for referees to officiate your next volleyball match, please direct your inquiries to the Queensland Volleyball Referees Commission. Please be sure to include the date, time, venue, number of referees required, and rate of pay or allowance in your inquiry.

Any qualified referees looking to buy the new national referee shirts can buy them directly from Volleyball Australia.

Level 1 Referee Course
Level 2 Referee Course
Accredited Presenters
Upcoming Refereeing Courses
In-House Courses
Referee Accreditation Submissions
Referee Re-accreditation

For further information contact VQ.

For more information about the accreditation process, please refer to Volleyball Australia’s Referee Education and Development website.

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