Ise Lodge Community Centre, St Vincent's Avenue,
              Kettering, Northants, NN15 5DR
                   (FA Affiliation Number T-NHA1160)
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As a Charter Standard Community Club, we expect all coaches to have as minimum the following qualifications:-

  • Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football Qualification
  • Up to date FA DBS
  • Up to date FA Safeguarding Children - (This qualification must be updated every 3 years)
If you attended a FA Safeguarding Workshop within last 3 years, when your expiry date is approaching you can update online using these simple steps:-

  • Go to
  • Click on 'Member Services
  • Log in using your 'FAN' number and password.  If you don't know these, please contact the Northants FA.
  • Once logged into 'Member Services', click 'My Football', then 'Online Courses'
  • Click on 'Enrol Now' for 'Online Safeguarding Children Re-Certification'
  • Make the payment as guided (£13.95 - club can re-imburse this).
  • Once payment is made, log out and go back into 'Member Services', but this time, the 'Online Safeguarding Children Re-Certification' will say 'Continue'.  Click 'Continue' and start the course online.

  • Up to date FA Emergency Aid - (This qualification must be updated every 3 years.  To do this, simply go to and find the course you are available to attend).