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COACHING

This area highlights the different coaching courses that are run by the FA.

The Football Development Officer at your regional FA
or the
Sports Development Officer at your local council

will be able to give you details of the courses being run through the year in your area

 
         
   

LEVEL 1 COACHING CERTIFICATE (1st 4 SPORT)
This is the first step on the coaching ladder, replacing the old Junior Team Managers Award.

Objectives:

  • Promote high standards with players, coaches, parents and officials
  • Achieve an awareness of various aspects of childrens football including Child
  • Protection, Player Development, Laws of the Game & Club Administration
  • Display competence in First Aid
  • Introduce players to Mini-Soccer
  • Organise & supervise football like activities
  • Obtain an awareness of further training opportunities

    Duration: 60 Hours (Approx)

LEVEL 2 COACHING CERTIFICATE (1st 4 SPORT)
Level two is aimed at coaches who want to further their coaching experience and who

Objectives:

  • Coach basic skills & demonstrate an understanding of the principles
  • Develop an appreciation of the coaching process and needs of players
  • Ensure the health & safety of players to be able to respond to emergencies
  • Promote high standards with players, other coaches, parents and officials

    Duration: 60 Hours (Approx) - plus 16 hours logged external coaching

LEVEL 3 COACHING LICENCE (1st 4 SPORT)
Level 3 is aimed at Coaches of players age 14 plus, Coaches of advanced representative or professional youth teams.

Objectives:

  • Coach advanced techniques, group skills and principles of play
  • Develop an understanding of the coaching process
  • Display knowledge of related sports science issues
  • Plan and prepare coaching sessions and evaluate the process
  • Maintain the health and safety of players
  • Maintain high standards of conduct

    Duration: 60 Hours (Approx) - plus 16 hours logged external coaching
    Next Stage: FA Advanced Coaching Licence / UEFA ‘A’ Coaching Award

   
         
   

COACHING DISABLED FOOTBALLERS
This course is aimed at coaches who are will be are are already coaching disabled footballers.

Objectives

  • Apply and extend existing coaching skills to meet the needs of players with a
  • wide range of imparements.
  • Use of appropriate terminology
    Identify the benefits and problems of intergrated and segregated sessions for different disability groups
  • Establish basic communication skills for coaching disabled footballers
  • Identify appropriate safety and medical considerations
  • Plan a coaching session for disabled footballers

    Duration: One Day

   
         
   

TEACHERS CERTIFICATE
This course is designed for Teachers in the delivery of football to the requirements of the National Curriculum

Objectives:

  • Develop an awareness of the game within the National Curriculum
  • Develop an understanding of planning, preparing & evaluating
  • Gain an awareness of the current practices in teaching football

Duration: 10 Hours

EMERGENCY AID
This course forms part of the 1st4sport certificates but is also run as a stand alone course.

Objectives:

  • Preserve Life
  • Limit Effects
  • Promore Recovery

    Duration: 3 Hours

CHILD PROTECTION
This course forms part of the 1st4sport certificates but is also run as a stand alone course.

Objectives:

  • Identify and apply best practice principles to football
  • Recognising signs and symptoms and forms of abuse
  • Actions if there are concerns about the welfare of a young person
  • People and organisations who can help
  • The FA Child Protection Policy and Procedures

Duration: 3 Hours

SOCCER PARENT
This is an online course which can be found on the FA's website. (This is also a pre-requisite of the 1st4sport Level 1 coaching certificate) It is part of the Football Development Strategy, to work positively with parents, with the intention of raising both standards of behaviour and knowledge,
If you pass the course you will be able to print an FA certificate.

Duration: 1 Hour (Approx)

REFEREES COURSES
The FA recently launched an initiative to recruit more men and women referees to meet the growing demand.

The first stage involved in becoming a referee is to register with your local County Football Association and attend a basic Referees Course. This will involve around 10 classroom-based training sessions, followed by a written and oral exam, on the Laws of Association Football. On passing the exams, you become a Level 7 referee (if you are over 16). (Level 1 = the National list of Referees)

   
         
   

OTHER COURSES

  • UEFA 'A' COACHING AWARD/FA ADVANCED COACHING LICENCE
  • UEFA 'B' COACHING AWARD (for Senior Professional Players)
  • UEFA PRO LICENCE
  • GOALKEEPING COACHING 'B' LICENCE
  • GOALKEEPING COACHING 'A' LICENCE

   
         

 

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