There are established pathways for umpires from Centre level all the way through to the elite international umpires.
(Theory classes at the Centre)
(At Intermediate level with coaching)
(A practical exam by two Centre examiners)
(A practical exam. Senior A1 grade or better examined by two Centre examiners)
(One hour written exam from NNZ)
(Examined by Netball North Regional panel examiners)
(1 ½ hour written exam from NNZ)