Umpire Qualification Levels
There are 3 Hockey Australia umpiring levels.
Hockey Queensland have incorporated 2 extra levels in between the current HA levels to help keep umpires progressing.
Community Advance (HQ)
Level 1 (HA)
Level 1 Advance (HQ)
Level 2 (HA)
A structured Junior Umpire Mentoring Program that promotes the development and training of ALL Gold Coast Hockey Association Junior Umpires.
Prepared and provided by the Gold Coast Hockey Association by Level 1 accredited umpires.
For the full details, see the program flyer HERE
Who is the program for?
Junior players or supporters, ages 8 years and over wanting to try umpiring.
There are NO costs to Jump! GC Junior Umpire Program participants!!
What is included?
JUmp! GC Umpire mentors
Structured umpire training
Practical & theory workshops
Supported on-field experience
Recognition for Prior Learning
Qualify to paid local umpiring!
JUmpStart (Stage 1)
Beginner umpire program running throughout the GC Joey season.
Minimum 10 week program.
Weekly mentoring from JUmp! GC mentors
JUmpUp (Stage 2)
Issued umpire packs: shirt, whistle, cards
Transition from GC joey’s to U11s – with senior JUmp! Mentor
Progress to U13s (on assessment)
Minimum 10 week program
No set maximum timeline – competency based assessment
JUmpOut (Stage 3)
Continued support from JUmp! mentors
Complete Community Umpiring Badge
Practical compentency assessments
Guidance toward Representative Competition Umpiring
On completion of the JUmpOut program, cam umpire GCHA Friday night Junior competition
JUmp! GC Umpires assist with future intakes of JUmpStart program participant to maintain accreditation
For more information, or to signup
Contact: The Junior Umpire Club Coordinator.
(07) 5571 2244
Umpire Pay Rates
GCHA pay qualified umpires to officiate throughout the season.
The following pay rates apply for umpires at differing qualification levels.