FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

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Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: ​145 hours (total qualification time) / 73 hours (guided learning)

Price: £450.00

Leading To: FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football

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COURSE DETAILS

The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football course is being discontinued and will be replaced by the UEFA C Licence, which will launch in 2022.

The UEFA C Licence will blend e-learning, mentoring and on-the-pitch development to help you build and shape your own philosophy as a football coach. More updates will become available shortly.

 

In the meantime...

Have you visited the Resources section of The Boot Room? If you’re a coach who’s looking for inspiration, guidance or even just some new ideas that you can try on the pitch, this is the place for you. 

From in-depth interviews with football coaches to coaching session plans and articles on helping players to become more skilful, our Resources section is guaranteed to have something to support you. 

When browsing our latest session plans, don’t forget to filter by age and/or skill development, behaviour, coaching approach, possession, possession, and transition to support you in your coaching context.

You can also view our latest CPD opportunities here. 

- Course introduction, Introduction to Coaching Football review and consolidation

- Role of the coach / coaching philosophy

- The social corner

- Helping players learn

- Motivation

- Self esteem

- Practice spectrum

- Developing skill

- Course introduction, Block 1 review and consolidation

- Player potential

- Managing difference

- Developing behaviour

- Managing mistakes

- The physical corner

Course introduction, Block 1 & 2 review and consolidation

- In possession 1

- In possession 2

- Out of possession 1

- Out of possession 2

- Goalkeeping

 

Course Pre-requisites

Prior to registration, learners must:

  • be accurately identified
  • be at least 16 years of age
  • have completed the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • hold an in date FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) (previously known as FA Emergency Aid)
  • hold a current certificate for The FA Safeguarding Children Course, The FA Safeguarding Children How We Support or The FA Online Safeguarding Children Recertification
  • regularly coaching a group of players in England who are aged u7+ and whom regularly play in organised/competitive fixtures in order to complete the assessed project and thus be eligible to complete the qualification

Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of yourself as a coach, your players and the game itself
  • Develop game-like practices which incorporate decision-making while remaining enjoyable
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate a series of progressive football coaching sessions independently
  • Consider the age, ability, maturity and experience of players in your care

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

want to complete the course block by block?

If you want to complete stand alone blocks that are part of full Level 2 courses- please email Chloe Longdon who will be able to arrange the booking depending on availability. The cost of the separate blocks is £150 per block. 

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Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Terms & Conditions
FAQS

The FA Youth Award Modules previously received a high level of positive feedback from learners, yet take-up rates were usually lower than the core coaching qualifications.

Therefore, in order to raise the standards of coaching, the principles of The FA Youth Award Modules have been incorporated into the core coaching qualifications to ensure all coaches have access to these principles and understand how to apply them to the environment in which they coach.

If you are completely new to coaching you will need to complete The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football first.

If you already hold an existing FA Level 1 you can go to the new FA Level 2 in Coaching Football qualification taking into consideration the action plan you received from your course tutor.

Yes, we have produced a recognition of prior learning document that outlines how the changes impact all current and prospective coaches. If you have any questions about this document we've also produced the following FAQ guide.

In order to achieve the qualification you will need to attend all of the dates of the course, including the Safeguarding Children and Emergency First Aid workshops. With this in mind, it is important that when you book on to a course, you can attend all of the dates listed, however if something arises once you are booked onto a course, please contact Chloe Longdon (details below).

Get In Touch

Education Team

By Phone: 01372 373543

(8am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: Education@SurreyFA.com