FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

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

Price: £170 Block 1, £130 Block 2, £130 Block 3 or £150, £115 and £115 respectively for FA Charter Standard Clubs. These prices include an FA Coaching Bursary.

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

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COURSE DETAILS

This nationally recognised qualification will take the learner on a journey through the core components of the England DNA.

This nationally recognised qualification, awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications will take you 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 you to begin shaping or refining your own coaching philosophy.

The course is made up of 20 guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, split into three blocks of learning (Block 1 – How We Coach, Block 2 – How We Support and The Future Player, Block 3 – How We Play). You will also receive up to two support visits between blocks to develop you in your own coaching environment.

- Course introduction, FA Level 1 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 Workshop, 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

Start Date
Venue
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170 (£150 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Sat 7th Dec
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 8th Dec
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 14th Dec
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 15th Dec
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutor
Kevin Watts and Lewis Spencer
Location
(BLOCK 1) Frenford FC
The Jack Carter Centre, The Drive
Ilford
Essex
IG1 3PS
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£130 (£115 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Fri 24th Jan
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 25th Jan
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 26th Jan
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutor
Gary Piggott and Michael Richardson
Location
(BLOCK 2) Writtle University College Sports Ground
Fox Burrows Lane
Chelmsford
Essex
CM1 3SS
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Time
6:30PM
Price
£130 (£115 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Mon 27th Jan
6:30pm-10:00pm
Mon 3rd Feb
6:30pm-10:00pm
Mon 10th Feb
6:30pm-10:00pm
Mon 17th Feb
6:30pm-10:00pm
Mon 24th Feb
6:30pm-10:00pm
Mon 2nd March
6:30pm-10:00pm
Tutor
Gary Piggott
Location
(BLOCK 2) Beauchamps High School
Beauchamps Drive
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8LY
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£130 (£115 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Fri 7th Feb
9:00am-5:00pm
Thurs 13th Feb
9:00am-5:00pm
Fri 14th Feb
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutor
Andrew Crowl and Zak Wooster
Location
(BLOCK 2) University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£130 (£115 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Sat 7th March
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 14th March
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 21st March
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutor
Gary Piggott and Steve Downey
Location
(BLOCK 3) Thorpe Hall School
Wakering Road
Southend-On-Sea
Essex
SS1 3RD
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£170 (£150 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Sat 7th March
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 8th March
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 14th March
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 15th March
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutor
Lewis Spencer
Location
(BLOCK 1) Thorpe Hall School
Wakering Road
Southend-On-Sea
Essex
SS1 3RD
Contact
Sue Hammond
(01245) 393072
sue.hammond@essexfa.com
Time
9:00AM
Price
£130 (£115 for FA Charter Standard Clubs)
Fri 17th April
9:00am-5:00pm
Sat 18th April
9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 19th April
9:00am-5:00pm
Tutor
Gary Piggott and Steve Downey
Location
(BLOCK 3) New Hall School
The Avenue, Boreham
Chelmsford
Essex
CM3 3HS
Contact
Lawrence Gower
(01245) 393070
lawrence.gower@essexfa.com

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