RDC (Referee Development Course)
The Referee Development course is for the grassroot referees who will be educated with the basic refereeing with the IFAB laws of the game.
They have to undergo a five days course with practical, fitness and theory sessions.
The referees of all categories will have to attend the refresher course as they need to update the new amendment of Laws of the game.
Pre-season Refresher course
The top level of referees will attend a 3 days pre-season refresher course before the top two tiers tournament conducted by the competition department, BFF. Fitness tests are conducted by the fitness instructor.
FIFA MA Elite
The Cat-1 and Cat-2 referees will be selected for the course on the auspices of FIFA and BFF. The instructors will be provided by FIFA and they will clarify all the changes of Laws of the game.
All the levels of referees need to give a fitness test, practical assessment, video test and trivia test. Cat-1 has the opportunity to be selected as a FIFA referee and FIFA assistant referee. If referees failed in any of the 4 tests, they will be demoted for another 2 years at the same level.