Good Call Rules Workshops

Junior Umpire L Plate Program

Umpiring Workshops and Courses 

All Taranaki umpires must be qualified as a 'Registered Umpire'

To become a 'registered umpire' you must:

1. Pass the Netball NZ Learning to Umpire Module (replaces online Centre Theory test). 

2. ​​​​​​​Attend a Good Call Rules class (online or face to face) 

See below for details to achieve this qualification.

Learning to Umpire Module (replaces online Centre Theory Test)

NNZ has a Learning to Umpire Module for New Umpires and Player Umpires which replaces the Netball New Zealand Centre Theory test. This module is the first step towards the Centre Umpire Award or a pre-requisite for some Centres for Player Umpires.

The Module helps New and Player Umpires understand some of the rules of netball as well as some practical techniques to enhance their umpiring.

CLICK HERE for instruction on how to access and navigate the Learning to Umpire Module.

To access the Learning to Umpire Module, click on the button below to login/register for the Sport Tutor Online Learning.

Sport Tutor - Online Learning

If you want to develop your Netball knowledge? This is the place for you.

Netball NZ’s Sport Tutor Online Learning is designed for all who are involved in Netball including coaches, umpires, volunteers, and players.

Click here to access Sport Tutor - Online Learning.

Read below for set up information


First time users of Sport Tutor will need to register.

You may already have an existing Sport Tutor login, if you have accessed online learning through Sport NZ or another sport, if so please use that same login.

Once signed up or logged in, you’ll be taken to your personalised Home page. As you begin to complete courses these will show here, as well as any recommended learning for you.

Forgot your password

If you need to reset your password go to the home page where you Login, click on the ‘Forgotten Password’ link. You will then be sent instructions to your email account you entered at registration.

User Guide

Please click here to download the user guide for logging in and navigating through Netball NZ’s Sport Tutor - Online Learning.

Further Assistance

For further assistance please contact

Netball NZ Umpire Theory Exams

There are two exams for Umpires who have completed their Centre Umpire Award.

  1. NNZ Zone Theory
  2. New Zealand Theory Exam

Dates for the 2024 NNZ Zone Theory and New Zealand Theory exams have been set as shown below.

All exams will be conducted online.

All exams cost $55.


Applications Open: Wednesday, 27 March 2024

Applications Close: Tuesday, 30 April 2024

Exam Date: Monday, 20 May 2024


Applications Open: Tuesday, 16 April 2024

Applications Close: Monday, 20 May 2024

Exam Date: Monday, 10 June 2024


Applications Open: Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Applications Close: Monday, 15 July 2024

Exam Date: Monday, 5 August 2024


Applications Open: Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Applications Close: Monday, 29 July 2024

Exam Date: Monday, 19 August 2024

To be eligible for the NZ Theory Exam, you must have a current Zone Umpire Award.

To register, click ‘Sit an Exam’ below. 

When registering for the exam, please ensure you have entered your Centre so you can be approved by your Zone. No late registrations are permitted.​​​​​​​