FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

Introduction to Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 4 week online course

Price: 160.00

Leading To: FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

Thank you for your interest in our Introduction to Coaching Football course. We’ve reached capacity for our 2021 course dates; we will be announcing new dates for 2022 shortly. If you register your interest using the form below, we will contact you as soon as the new dates are released.

 

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

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. 

 

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

FAQS

Yes, the NEW FA Introduction to Football will replace the old FA Level 1 in Coaching Football moving forward.

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.

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.

Yes - individuals may apply to use their Standard Learning Credits subject to meeting certain conditions.

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.

Yes, you will need to complete The FA Playmaker course prior to booking onto The FA Introduction to Coaching Football Course. 

Get In Touch

Email: Education@royalairforcefa.com