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The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football, leading to the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification, provides learners with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.

As part of the Level 1 you are expected to complete online modules, in order to access these modules, you will be required to sign in using your FAN & Password.  If you do not already have a FAN, please visit the FA website (FAN number).  

  • External Candidates: £190
  • Leeds Beckett Student/Staff: £180

Assessment is formative i.e ongoing and so attendance is mandatory throughout

Course Two

Saturday 10 February 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Monday  12 February 2018 1830-2030  FA Safeguarding 
Tuesday 13 February 2018 1800-2100  FA First Aid
Saturday  17 February 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Saturday 24 February 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Sunday  25 February 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 

Course Three

Saturday 10 March 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Monday  12 March 2018  1830-2030  FA Safeguarding 
Tuesday  13 March 2018  1800-2100  FA First Aid 
Saturday  17 March 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Saturday  24 March 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Sunday  25 March 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 

Course Four

Saturday 7 April 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Monday  9 April 2018  1830-2030  FA Safeguarding 
Tuesday  10 April 2018  1800-2100  FA First Aid
Saturday  14 April 2018 0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Saturday  21 April 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 
Sunday  22 April 2018  0900-1700  Practical/Theory 

Plus Icon Pre-requisites

Prior to certification for the qualification, learners are required to:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • Learners should ideally be working/coaching with a team prior to the course
  • hold as a minimum a current FA Emergency Aid Certificate*
  • hold a current completion certificate for The FA Workshop Safeguarding Children in Football* (Alternative arrangements are available for learners under the age of 18 years of age).

*both of these courses are modules within The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football course

As part of the Level 1 you are expected to complete online modules, in order to access these modules, you will be required to sign in using your FAN & PasswordIf you do not already have a FAN, please visit the FA website (FAN number).  


Plus Icon Course Information

The new look Level 1 now includes

  • 7 x 3.5 hour workshops
  • FA Safeguarding Workshop
  • FA Emergency Aid Workshop

In addition to the above theory & practical workshops you will also need to completer the following short on-line modules

  • Introduction to Coaching
  • LTPD (Long Term Player development)
  • Plan, Do, Review
  • Respect for Coaches
  • Online Introduction to Equality & Diversity

Learners will gain an insight into the game in England, how it’s played and how they can coach to better support the development of future players. The qualification is designed to prepare learners to coach football within the grassroots game.

Through the completion of the learning programme for this qualification, learners will be introduced to the practical and theoretical aspects of planning, delivering and reviewing individual football coaching sessions. The foundation level of knowledge and skills developed through this qualification will enable learners to create safe, fun and engaging coaching sessions through building, developing and extending a series of linked practices.

Learners will be introduced to basic game formats, key rules, and the England DNA coaching fundamentals and playing principles through completion of four mandatory components; How We Coach, How We Play, The Future Player and How We Support.

The course of learning is made up of eight guided learning; face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, as well as some directed learning opportunities via three e-learning modules hosted on The FA Learner Management System (LMS). The e-learning modules cover core topics including the role of the coach, long-term player development and The FA Plan, Do, Review model.

Course Assessment/Certificate

You must, in order to gain a certificate:

  • Attend all course hours
  • Successfully complete the theory and practical sessions
  • Assessment is formative i.e ongoing and so attendance is mandatory throughout
Course Venue
  • Carnegie Sports Centre, Headingley Campus, Leeds, LS6 3QQ

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