FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: ​145 hours (total qualification time) / 73 hours (guided learning)

Price: Including £100 of FA Coaching Bursary: £300 or £280 for learners from Charter Standard Club with main affiliation to Lancashire FA.

Leading To: FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

This nationally recognised qualification will take the learner on a journey through the core components of the England DNA.

This nationally recognised qualification, awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications will take you on a journey through the core components of the England DNA – How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player, helping you to begin shaping or refining your own coaching philosophy.

The course is made up of 20 guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, split into three blocks of learning (Block 1 – How We Coach, Block 2 – How We Support and The Future Player, Block 3 – How We Play). You will also receive up to two support visits between blocks to develop you in your own coaching environment.

- Course introduction, FA Level 1 review and consolidation

- Role of the coach / coaching philosophy

- The social corner

- Helping players learn

- Motivation

- Self esteem

- Practice spectrum

- Developing skill

- Course introduction, Block 1 review and consolidation

- Player potential

- Managing difference

- Developing behaviour

- Managing mistakes

- The physical corner

Course introduction, Block 1 & 2 review and consolidation

- In possession 1

- In possession 2

- Out of possession 1

- Out of possession 2

- Goalkeeping

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to registration, learners must:

  • be accurately identified
  • be at least 16 years of age
  • have completed the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • hold an in date FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) (previously known as FA Emergency Aid)
  • hold a current certificate for The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop, The FA Safeguarding Children How We Support or The FA Online Safeguarding Children Recertification
  • regularly coaching a group of players in England who are aged u7+ and whom regularly play in organised/competitive fixtures in order to complete the assessed project and thus be eligible to complete the qualification

Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of yourself as a coach, your players and the game itself
  • Develop game-like practices which incorporate decision-making while remaining enjoyable
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate a series of progressive football coaching sessions independently
  • Consider the age, ability, maturity and experience of players in your care

Available Dates

Start Date
Venue
Status
Available
Price
£300 (including £100 FA Coaching Bursary). £280 for Charter Standard Clubs with main affiliation to Lancashire FA.
Location
Soccer Factory Sports Ltd
Royle Barne Road
Castleton
Rochdale
OL11 3DT
Contact
Justyna Demuth
01772 624000
justyna.demuth@lancashirefa.com
Status
Available
Price
£300 (including £100 FA Coaching Bursary) or £280 for Charter Standard Clubs with main affiliation to Lancashire FA.
Location
Lancashire Football Association
The County Ground
Thurston Road
Leyland
PR25 2LF
Contact
Justyna Demuth
01772 624000
justyna.demuth@lancashirefa.com

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy. By enrolling onto our course, you agree to have read and understood the Association's Coach Education policies.