Guide to CPD

CPD / In-Service

Development Opportunities in Hertfordshire

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Learning and development is an active, continuous process. It's a journey that never ends. And one that is shaped by experiences and learning opportunities gathered anywhere, anytime.

Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is part of being an FA Licensed Coach - it's for those striving to be the best coach they can be, and those trying to constantly improve their skill set.

To support your coaching journey, The FA and Hertfordshire FA provides a range of learning opportunities for you to engage with. From monthly events across the county, to online resources to in situ mentoring, you can access the development support that will make the biggest impact to you and your role.

Each CPD workshop is delivered by Daniel Fenner - FA County Coach Developer (Hertfordshire)

Available dates

Upcoming FA CPD Workshops in Hertfordshire

DNA Foundation Phase with Pete Sturgess

Pete Sturgess, FA National Lead for players aged 5-11, will be delivering a 3 hour practical and theory based workshop focusing on the 3 Core elements of the newly launched England DNA for the Foundation Phase (5-11yrs).  It would be great to have a female presence at the event.

Date: 12/02/2018 (6:00-9:00pm)

Venue: Thomas Parmiter School, High Elms Ln, Watford WD25 0UU 

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Developing Practice

A two hour theory/practical workshop looking at various practice types, the use of game-based scenarios and the benefits/trade-offs that support player development.

Date: 14/03/2018 (6:30 - 8:30pm)

Venue: Richard Hale School Hale Road Hertford Hertfordshire SG13 8EN

Book here

Coaching Philosophies

April 2018 

Booking Opens Soon

Technology In Grassroots

May 2018

Booking Opens Soon

Engaging Parents

June 2018

Booking Opens Now

Coaching Fundamentals

August 2018

Booking Opens Now

FA Licence Coaches FAQs
Each coaching course has its own specific pre-requisites (some are open entry) and these can be found on each course specific page on our Coaching Courses page of our website.  It is the learner’s responsibility to ensure they meet the pre-requisites before booking onto the chosen course.

Your FAN will be updated within 14 days of your attendance at a Hertfordshire FA CPD Event.

The FA licence scheme aims to raise standards in coaching across the game by ensuring that you keep your training and qualifications in date and up to date. If you meet the criteria you can become a licensed coach. The license period runs annually from 1 August - 31 July.
To become an FA licensed coach please click here.

Subject to the pre-requisites, joining is completely free and membership includes an exciting range of benefits that have been designed to support your practical needs as a coach while enhancing your on-going development.

- Access to the FA Licensed Coaches’ Club website with online resources, session plans, interviews and coaching news.
- Opportunity to win tickets via a ballot for all England Senior Team home games. 
- Discounts on FA courses.  
- An FA photo coaching licence card.

To see the full range of benefits and to register please click here.

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01462 677622
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)


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