FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 43 hours (total qualification time) / 33 hours (guided learning)

Price: £149 (Charter Standard Club Price - £119)

Leading To: FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football provides learners with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.

  • The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football, leading to the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification, is the first stepping-stone on the core coaching pathway. It will provide you with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.

    You will gain insight into the game in England, how it is played and how you can coach to better support the development of future players.

    The course of learning is made up of eight guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, as well as some directed learning opportunities via three eLearning modules hosted on The FA Learning Management System (LMS). The eLearning modules cover core topics including the role of the coach, long-term player development and The FA Plan, Do, Review model.

- Introduction

- Qualities of a coach

- What is a game (rules and scoring system)

- The game in England

- Build a practice 'for your players'

- Review of Block 1

- England DNA (in possession, out of possession and transition)

- Technical components of the game

- Principles of play

- Develop a practice 'for your players'

- Review of Block 2

- FA 4 Corner Long-term Player Development Model

- Differentiation - supporting individuals

- Extend the practice 'for your players'

- Linking practice to match day

- Managing self, parents, players and the game on match day

- Course review

Participants will undertake The FA Basic First Aid for Sport and The FA Emergency Aid courses

 

Course Pre-requisites

You must take part in The FA Emergency Aid and Safeguarding components (Workshop 8) of this course in order to receive your certification.

*if you have an FA Safeguarding Children Workshop certificate which is less than three years old or have completed the Safeguarding Children Recertification within the last three years you do not need to attend this module. However, completion of this module will update your qualification for a further three years.

Outcomes

You will be introduced to:

  • The England DNA
  • The FA 4 Corner Model which will help you gain a better understanding of player long-term development
  • The FA Plan, Do, Review Model, helping you construct appropriate practices and sessions
  • A series of practical coaching ideas, giving you the ability to recognise the various ingredients that make up safe and engaging practices

Available Dates

Start Date
Venue
Price
£149 (Charter Standard Club Price - £119)
Tutor
Tom Scott/Nigel Latimer
Location
Cardinal Griffin Catholic College
Cardinal Way
Stafford Road
Cannock
WS11 4AW
Contact
Sare Michael
01785 256994 (ext 212)
Sare.Michael@StaffordshireFA.com
Price
£155 (Charter Standard Club Price - £125)
Tutor
Daniel Hickinbottom
Location
St. George's Park
Newborough Road
Needwood
Burton upon Trent
DE13 9PD
Contact
Sare Michael
01785 256994 (ext 212)
Sare.Michael@StaffordshireFA.com
Price
Full Price - £155 SFA Charter Standard - £125
Location
Cheslyn Hay Sports and Community School
Saredon Road
Cheslyn Hay
Walsall
WS6 7JQ
Contact
Sare Michael
01785 256994 (ext. 212)
Sare.Michael@StaffordshireFA.com
Price
£155.00 (Charter Standard Club Price - £125.00)
Tutor
Daniel Hickinbottom
Location
St. George's Park
Newborough Road
Burton upon Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 9PD
Contact
Sare Michael
01785 256994 (ext. 212)
Sare.Michael@StaffordshireFA.com

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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