Coaching Courses

Please see below all the information on the FA Coaching courses

If you would like to register your interest for a course that is currently unavailable, please fill out our expression of interest questionnaire.

BT PLAYMAKER BY ENGLAND FOOTBALL

bT Playmaker, By England football

BT Playmaker, By England Football

BT Playmaker by England Football is our new, free online entry-level football course perfect for anyone interested in taking a more active role in grassroots football.  

There are five modules in total and you don’t need any previous football experience or qualifications before signing up.

The course will also include The FA “Safeguarding for All”, “Sudden Cardiac Arrest” and “The FA’s Concussion Guidelines” and is a prerequisite for the Introduction to Coaching Football. 

Click here to sign up to the BT Playmaker, By England Football

ITCF

the introduction to coaching football

Introduction to Coaching Football – (Replacing the FA Level 1 Coaching Course)

Officially launched on the 16th June 2021, Introduction to Coaching Football is the perfect online football coaching course for anyone looking to take a more active role in the game.

 

The course blends live weekly webinars, e-learning, community support and a range of resources to provide you with the skills to coach players of all ages.   

 

Please Note: You will not be able to take Introduction to Coaching Football if you have not completed The BT Playmaker By England Football course. You can sign-up to become an FA Playmaker for free here.

 

Click here to book onto the Introduction to Coaching Football

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FA Level 2 (uEFA C)

Due to be released in 2022

FA Level 2 (UEFA C)

Because of the FA Coach Education restructure, the delivery of the FA Level 2 coaching qualification is currently on pause whilst the FA Coach Education team update and restructure the course ahead of its formal release. During this process the course name will change, with the new course being name the UEFA C Coaching Qualification. It is expected that the new course will be released in 2022 and will feature a blend of online and face to face delivery. 

Any ‘in-flight’ learners who completed some of the FA Level 2 course when course delivery was available should have been contacted by the FA and/or Cornwall to identify supporting opportunities to help coaches finish the remaining workshops.  Please contact Daniel Greenough for more information on daniel.greenough@cornwallfa.com   

As soon as further information is available on the new UEFA C course, we will distribute this information via our social media and website. In the meantime, coaches waiting to do the course can further their knowledge through the numerous learning opportunities and resources on the FA Boot Room.  

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UEFA B

Coming soon

UEFA B

The delivery of the UEFA B Coaching qualification is currently on pause as a result of the FA Coach Education restructure and COVID-19 Pandemic. This is provisionally due to be reintroduced next year and we are awaiting information regarding what the roll out of this course looks like across the country.  

Previously the course was run within a county region however this could change with course potentially being distributed in an alternative method.  

We have retained our list of learners due to start the most recent UEFA B course that was cancelled in 2020 and have forwarded this information to the FA in the form of a priority list for coaches to do the UEFA B course.  Please contact Daniel Greenough for more information on daniel.greenough@cornwallfa.com

As soon as further information is available on the new UEFA B course, we will distribute this information via our social media and website. In the meantime, coaches waiting to do the course can further their knowledge through the numerous learning opportunities and resources on the FA Boot Room.  

Coach in action

Introduction to Disability Coaching

Introduction to Disability Football

Football is 'For All' – and almost one in five of us has a long-standing limiting disability, illness or condition. The FA have released online learning modules to help provide insights into disability football coaching. 

This learning lasts 30 minutes and examines how to support the individuals in your team, whatever their ability level. 

Click here to complete the course

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FA Level 1 Introduction to Talent Identification

FA Level 1 Introduction to Talent Identification 

Do you have what it takes to spot the next Dele Alli or Lucy Bronze?

This course is all about giving you the skills to do exactly that. From understanding your responsibilities as a scout to establishing a rounded view of player potential at any age, this course will help you play your part in forming the England teams of the future.

Click here to complete the course

Goalkeepers with a ball

FA Level 1 in Coaching Goalkeepers

FA Level 1 in Coaching Goalkeepers

This course provides you with an introduction to the organisation and delivery of safe, fun and engaging coaching practices which when coupled together, create a coaching session for goalkeepers.

You will gain an insight into the game in England, how it is played and how you can coach to better support the development of future goalkeepers. The course is designed to prepare you to coach goalkeepers at the grassroots level.

This course is still on hold during the Coach Education restructure therefore details on the release of this course are still to be confirmed. 

Futsal

FA Level 1 in Coaching Futsal

FA Level 1 in Coaching Futsal

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.

The FA Level 1 in Coaching Futsal is a vocational course that provides you with an opportunity to develop an awareness of both the practical and theoretical aspects of Futsal coaching.

You will gain an insight into the game in England, how it is played and how you can coach to better support the development of future players.

This course is still on hold during the Coach Education restructure therefore details on the release of this course are still to be confirmed.