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


Upcoming Course Start Dates: 

  • 7th January 2018- Winston Churchill School Full
  • 4th February 2018- St George's College Full
  • 4th February 2018- Charterhouse School Full
  • 25th February 2018- Horsley Football Club Full
  • 4th March 2018- Winston Churchill School Full
  • 4th March 2018- Charterhouse School Full
  • 8th April 2018- Charterhouse School
  • 8th April 2018- St George's College
  • 28th April 2018- Wilson's School Full
  • 6th May 2018- Winston Churchill School
  • 19th May 2018- Horsley Football Club
  • 3rd June 2018- Charterhouse School
  • 11th June 2018- Horsley Football Club
  • 7th July 2018- St George's College
  • 18th February 2018- Richard Challoner School Full
  • *NEW* 19th May 2018- Meadowbank Football Ground
  • 17th May 2018- Richard Challoner School

The course cost is £180 however if you are a coach at a Charter Standard club, there is a discount and the course costs £145.

Please be aware that should you cancel or rearrange a course in the 7 days prior to the start date, there will be a £25 charge. 

The update of spaces on the courses is not live and so does not always show accurate information however it will be updated regularly.

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 Chloe Longdon, or Craig Hicks,