Ise Lodge Community Centre, St Vincent's Avenue,
              Kettering, Northants, NN15 5DR
                   (FA Affiliation Number T-NHA1160)
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 The FA Level 1 Award in Coaching Football

The course provides an introduction to the organisation and delivery of safe and enjoyable coaching sessions for players.  The course will introduce practical games to develop players' technical skills such as shooting, turning with the ball and running with the ball.  It is ideally suited to those working with groups of young players.

Who is it for?

This introductory course has been produced by FA Education to help those who are new to football coaching and working with young players to understand more about coaching and the role of the coach.

Course content

The course will introduce some key aspects in the following:

  • Player and coach development
  • The FA's Respect Programme
  • Laws of the Game
  • An introduction to The fA's Long Term Player Development Model
  • An introduction to Football for All
The course will also provide (as separately organised workshops) the following:

  • FA Emergency Aid
  • FA Safeguarding Children in Football
Course pre-requisites

Prior to certification, candidates are required to:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Hold as a minimum a current FA Emergency Aid Certificate
  • Have attended The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop
Course duration

24+ Hours