Working with Children Check
Anyone who works face-to-face with children in a paid, self-employed or voluntary capacity, must have a Working With Children Check (WWCC) clearance, unless they qualify for an exemption.

Appointed by A.E.B.F. from the ranks of senior “B” grade Umpires, on recommendation by the NRUC. Awarded only for outstanding service and proven ability to conduct matches of importance.”

The “A” grade will require a more complex examination and practical test.
Documented evidence is required to support their nomination.

The AEBF accreditation acknowledges that the holder is recognised as an active Eight Ball Umpire

Accreditation Period;
The accreditation period will be four years.

To renew accreditation applicants have to maintain their qualifications or provide evidence that they have undertaken required activities as well as being active during at least 2 of the 4 years of their accreditation.

Accreditation upgrade:
Appointed by the AEBF on recommendation by the NRUC. Awarded only to Umpires who have given distinguished service but who by reason of incapacity due to age, infirmity etc. are no longer able to officiate as Umpires.