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The need to provide support to those people coaching players at all levels of the National Game has long been recognised by The Football Association as key to the development of the game in this country.

Each year Hertfordshire FA runs a thorough Coach Education programme that gives the coaching community the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in coaching and other disciplines.


Please Note: We do not operate a waiting list.

If you are interested in a course that is currently not on our website, or is displaying as fully booked then we will not be able to take a your booking.

We understand that the commitments of our volunteers may make it difficult for them to attend some of our courses.

In this instance we would suggest that individuals download the Hertfordshire FA App, and/or follow our Twitter account and Facebook page to be notified of when new courses are added or a participant cancels their place on a course, making a space available.

Alternatively, individuals can visit one of our neighbouring County FA’s to check upcoming courses.


 Level 1 Coaching Course

The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football provides learners with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age. Awarded in partnership with The Football Association, The Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football is the first step towards becoming a recognised football coach.

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 Level 2 Coaching Course

This nationally recognised qualification, awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications will take the learner on a journey through the core components of the England DNA – How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player, helping them to begin shaping or refining their own coaching philosophy.

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 The FA UEFA B Licence

The FA UEFA B Licence provides you with an opportunity to develop an awareness of both practical and theoretical aspects of coaching players. It will build upon the content delivered in the L2CCF and provide you with further knowledge of how to plan, deliver and evaluate technical coaching sessions.

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 The FA Youth Award - Module 3

The final module in The FA Youth Award Developing the Player continues the progressive change in coaching philosophy. Complementing the knowledge learnt on the preceding modules, this course teaches coaches to have a truly player-centred approach to the coaching and development of young players.

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 Level 1 Goalkeeper Course

This course is ideal for coaches who want to improve the performance of their goalkeepers. Learn how to develop and improve your goalkeeper’s technique and plan and prepare progressive technical practices.

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 Level 2 Goalkeeper Course

Building on the skills learned in the FA Level 1 Goalkeeping Course, this course teaches candidates how to coach basic individual goalkeeping techniques. The course is aimed at current holders of the UEFA A & UEFA B Coaching Award or The FA 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football.

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 The FA Coaching Futsal Level 1

Learn about the UEFA and FIFA approved small-sided game. On this course you will be introduced to a number of practices from which the basic technical demands of Futsal can be developed.

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 The FA Coaching Disabled Footballers

This course teaches coaches to apply coaching skills to meet the needs of players with different impairments. The course establishes basic communication skills for coaching disabled footballers, using appropriate terminology. Coaches are also advised on appropriate medical and safety considerations.

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 The FA Junior Football Leaders Award

This course provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football for those under the age of 16. The course will primarily introduce 4 areas: assisting football activity sessions, an introduction to refereeing, helping with a team and managing football events.

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 The FA Emergency Aid

This 3 hour workshop is for all coaches, medics and referees in football where youngsters are involved, including where Under 18s are playing adult football.

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 The FA Basic First Aid for Sport

The FA Basic Sports First Aid course is a foundation sports first aid course aimed at 'lay first aiders', specifically coaches, teachers, parents and volunteers, who are responsible for the provision of first aid when supporting sports activities.

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 The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop

This 3 hour workshop teaches our football workforce to promote best practice to protect young people. Candidates will learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse, and understand fears involved in these concerns.

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 The FA Welfare Officer Workshop

This 3 hour workshop is mandatory for anyone taking on the role of Welfare Officer for their grassroots club or league. This workshop builds on the Safeguarding Children Workshop providing welfare officers with the specifics of their role.

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 The FA National Courses

You can also develop a range of specialist skills with the suite of national courses.

 

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For more information on courses, please contact Hertfordshire FA Coach & Referee Education Officer, Danielle Evans, on 01462 650208 or via danielle.evans@hertfordshirefa.com

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FA Coaching Pathway
Emergency Aid Bridging Document
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