The FA Coaching Deaf Footballers

FA Coaching Deaf Footballers

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 6 hours

Price: Please contact us for further details

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COURSE DETAILS

The purpose of this course is to provide you with ideas and guidance on how to adapt, where necessary, to include deaf players in your sessions and match situations in your school or club.

  • What is sound?
  • The ear
  • Types of deafness
  • The impact of deafness on children and their language skills
  • Hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Different types of hearing aids

  • Options and approaches
  • Communication with deaf footballers
  • Communicating by telephone
  • British Sign Language (BSL)

  • Health and safety considerations
  • Planning and organising

  • Rule adaptations
  • Player pathway

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to certification, candidates are required to obtain The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Outcomes

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Apply and extend your coaching skills to meet the needs of deaf players
  • Feel confident when coaching deaf footballers
  • Have improved their awareness of deafness and a better understanding of the needs of deaf footballers
  • Use basic communication skills for coaching deaf footballers
  • Use basic BSL signs appropriate to coaching and football sessions
  • Plan a range of coaching sessions that include deaf footballers

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Cancellation

Should a candidate need to cancel their place on a course for any reason, the following criteria will apply:

  • More than 14 days notice – Full refund less a £10 administration charge
  • 14 days or less notice – 50% of course cost returned or transfer available for a surcharge of £10.
  • 7 days or less notice – No refund is returned, only transfer available for a surcharge of £10.

Transferring Onto A Different Course 

Candidates wishing to transfer to another course more than 14 days prior to the commencement date will incur the following cost:

An administration fee of £10 will be charged.

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Here are some answers to your frequently asked questions:

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No, learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course they have booked onto. Failure to attend all dates and times will result in non-qualification and individuals will need to book and pay to attend the course again in full to become certificated.

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We do not operate a waiting list for any of our courses or notify individuals of new courses being added or spaces becoming available. Places are taken on a strict first come first served basis.

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Education Team

(E): Education@StaffordshireFA.com
(T): 01785 256994