As in all sports, it is important that referees are properly qualified and have attended the appropriate training courses to support them in effectively developing players and maintaining participant enjoyment in the activity as well as fully understanding the laws of the game.
Squash Australia is continuing to develop Referee courses to ensure that they are given the best possible education for their development.
The training programs have been accredited as the official Competency based training programs for this sport under the National Officiating Accreditation Scheme (NOAS) sanctioned by the Australian Sports Commission.
This training program defines the per-requisites, competencies, training, activity and assessment requirements for all three levels of Australian Squash Referee. These levels are: