Book on a Level 1 Coaching Football Course

The FA Level 1 is the first step on the FA Coach Education Pathway. If you want to start or are currently coaching football, and wish to learn more, this is the perfect course for you.

To book onto the FA Level 1 in Coaching Football click here

If you cannot find a course that suits you, please click here to register interest in the FA Level 1 in Coaching Football.

Upcoming Course Start Dates: 

We will be uploading further courses in the coming weeks. To be notified of these release dates, register interest in the FA Level 1 in Coaching Football.

  • 24th September 2017- Horsley Football Club 
  • 1st October 2017- Winston Churchill School
  • 5th November 2017- Charterhouse School
  • 5th November 2017- Richard Challoner School
  • 12th November 2017- St George's College 
  • 3rd August 2017- Glyn Sports Pavilion *Week-day Course*

Please note that the updates on spaces available are not live but are updated weekly.

The course cost is £170 however if you are a coach at a Charter Standard club, there is a discount and the course costs £130

Important: When signing up, please include relevant medical information in the 'sign up note' box. Also, if you are a coach with a Charter Standard club please include the name of your club in this box and use the code "SURL1CS" to apply the discount. Please note that if you are a Charter Standard coach but sign up without the discount, there will be no refunds.

You will need a valid email address associated with your FAN. If you need to update your FAN password, please follow this link:

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.
The course provides a high quality learning experience by providing a modern and flexible course design that is led by skilled and dedicated FA Tutors who adopt a learner-centred approach. The course will also provide you with coaching ideas and ingredients to enable you to proactively build, develop and extend a series of coaching practices to create a coaching session.
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 FA Level 1 in Coaching Football is a fantastic foundation for grass roots coaches looking to develop their coaching.

For any queries please contact our Coach Education Officer Craig Hicks: