The current ACO advice is that there will be no face to face Umpires courses available during the period from October 2020 to April 2021.

There are online courses available covering the Basics of Umpiring and Umpires Stage One courses, with the Umpires Stage Two course available online in the near future.


Basics of Umpiring  - Aimed at club umpires who just need to know the key laws and basic field craft and those players who umpire 5 or 10 overs at the weekend. For ages 13 and over.

Basics of Scoring Designed to provide you with all the skills needed to start scoring.  The course covers the basics of scoring a game of cricket such as, scoring symbols, umpire signals, dismissals and gives a helpful overview of the Laws of the Game. For ages 13 and over.

Umpiring Stage One - Perfect introduction for new club umpires, a refresher for existing umpires and the first step for those who aspire to umpire at higher levels. For ages 13 and over.

Umpiring Stage Two - Designed to give you further knowledge and skills sufficient to enable you to become a member of a league panel. Aavailable to anyone who has attended the Stage One. The course will look beyond the basic laws, build on field craft and match management techniques and introduce the concept of working, as a team, with a colleague. Link and dates coming soon....

Runswktsovers  - A series of live scoring demonstrations covering everything from the basics of scoring, the various methods, including linear scoring to ‘Score Alongs’ and more advanced demos with Q&As. 

For further information on umpiring and scoring please contact:

Marilyn MacQueen - DACO Education Officer 
Nick Evanson – DACO Scorer Trainer 
Sue Drinkwater - YouTube Demonstrations