Once you become a qualified coach you will find there are plenty of opportunities to coach whether its in the RAF or in your local home community. The RAF FA and all other County FAs will be pleased to advise of Clubs that are looking for coaches. You can also speak to the Officer in Charge (OIC) of football at your Unit. As you gain more coaching experience and qualifications you may wish to try and become involved with one of the RAF Representative teams.
Is the FA Introduction to Football replacing the FA Level 1 in Coaching Football?
Yes, the NEW FA Introduction to Football will replace the old FA Level 1 in Coaching Football moving forward.
Is the course delivered in person?
No, the NEW FA Introduction to Coaching Football is delivered fully online. In person CPD to support newly qualified coaches will be delivered by The RAF FA throughout the season.
Can I book onto the course through The RAF FA?
The NEW Introduction to Coaching Football is administered centrally by The FA Education team including booking and delivery. Please remember to select The RAF FA as your local county FA at point of booking.
Is there funding available through the RAF?
Yes - individuals may apply to use their Standard Learning Credits subject to meeting certain conditions.
Is my old FA Level 1 in Coaching Football still valid?
Yes, all previous qualifications are valid and remain on your FAN profile. To see your associated qualifications please visit the My Account section HERE. If you need further support please contact The RAF FA HQ team and we will do our best to support.
Are there any pre-requisites for the FA introduction to Coaching Football course?
Yes, you will need to complete The FA Playmaker course prior to booking onto The FA Introduction to Coaching Football Course.
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