FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Introduction to Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 4 week online course

Price: £185

Leading To: FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

Introduction to Coaching Football is the perfect online football coaching course for anyone looking to take a more active role in the game.

Please Note: Booking is now open for the Introduction to Coaching Football course. Please scroll down to 'Course Availability' to select a course that suits you. You will only be able to access the course on the 1st date of the month your course begins.

Do you have a passion for wanting to develop players, help them understand more about the game and embrace a love for football? The Introduction to Coaching Football course is a great place to start.

Whether you are currently coaching a team or looking to get into coaching, this course will help you create a safe, fun, and positive football environment.

The course blends live weekly webinars, e-learning, community support and a range of resources to provide you with the skills to coach players of all ages.  

We will focus on the player, the game, and you as a coach.  You will learn from our coach developers who will share their experiences and knowledge on weekly webinar broadcasts. You will also connect with like-minded people via our coaching community to explore and share your stories while gaining advice and support throughout the course.

To pass Introduction to Coaching Football, you will need to work through e-learning modules, unlocking new ones each week, as well as completing a short online assessment. The e-learning can be completed in stages in your own time. Check out the course structure to find out more about what's in store.

When you enrol, you’ll be given exclusive access to our online coaching community, which is a place for you to share tips, discuss ideas and learn from other coaches as you work through the course. We encourage you to stay active on the community and get involved in discussions to get the most out of your experience. 

You’ll also have access to a number of useful resources, case studies and practice videos to use alongside your weekly webinars, giving you the chance to apply practical skills to real-life coaching sessions. 

The modules below need to be completed to pass the course. They are specifically designed to give you the knowledge you need to pass a quick assessment. A number of these e-learning modules include short recaps to help check your knowledge: 

-Course Introduction (10m) 
-Introduction to Disability Football (30m) 
-Respect (10m) 
-Safeguarding Children (2h) 
-Introduction to First Aid in Football (2h) 
-Assessment (10m) 

Hosted by our expert course developers, these weekly discussions will focus on some of the most important things you’ll need as a football coach: 

-Week One - Falling in Love with the Game (1h) 
-Week Two - Learning About Football (1h) 
-Week Three - Friendships in Football (1h) 

Course Prerequisites 

To begin Introduction to Coaching Football you must complete BT Playmaker by England Football, which is a completely free online course focused on taking an active role in football. 

If you haven’t yet completed BT Playmaker, or you’d like to find out a bit more about how it works, you can click here.

 

Replacing The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football Course

The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football has now been replaced by Introduction to Coaching Football. We are excited to take you on this new journey to help you become the best coach you can be. 

 

The FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Changes to Coach education

In November 2020 The FA Learning team confirmed several changes to coach education across the country.

Click below to find out the full details of the changes and the future of coach education.

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FAQS

Frequently asked questions about The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

This course is now available to complete in an online format delivered by FA Education.  You can access this course here.  A pre-requisite of this course is the BT Playmaker by England Football which is free of charge to complete online here.

If you have attended up to a minimum of workshop 2 of your FA Level One Course in a face to face environment with Middlesex FA prior to December 2020 and are within your registration period, FA Education will assist you with completing the remainder of your course.

You should have received an e-mail from FA Education with details of how you can complete the remaining aspects of your course in a digital format. If you have not been contacted with details, please contact education@thefa.com.

If you have started a FA Level One course, you are given a two year registration period by 1st4sport to complete all aspects of the course, this includes all online modules. You must also have a valid FA First Aid & FA safeguarding Children qualification at the point of completion.

The FA Level One certificates are produced by 1st4sport directly and will be posted out. These usually follow 8 - 12 weeks from the date of completing all aspects of the course (including online modules). If you have not received your certificate after this timeframe, please contact 1st4sport on 0113 290 7610 or footballcoaching@1st4sportqualifications.com .

Get In Touch

By Phone: 020 8515 1929
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:

coaching@middlesexfa.com

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