advanced youth award
How's it structured?This course will take 15 days spread across a nine-month period at St. George’s Park, during which time you’ll also receive a minimum of three in-situ support visits at appropriate times throughout the course.
What are the learning outcomes?
The course will show you how to underpin a technical and tactical programme with the physical, social and psychological disciplines, as well as a closer integration of the Long-Term Player Development Model, to create an elite development experience for your players.
It will do this across the three age-phases - Foundation (5-11), Youth Development (12-16), and Professional Development (17-21) - helping you to make closer connections between the course and your role at your club.
By the end of the course you'll have learned about:
- Aligning coaching practice with the demands of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP)
- The impact of the four corners on player development
- How to individualise your coaching to meet players' learning development needs
Who’s it for?
This is a course for coaches already working within Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) and work with elite youth players in boys' academy football.
If that’s you, you’ll also need to:
What you'll be able to do with this qualificationCompleting this course alongside the FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football will help you to fall within the application criteria of future FA Level 5 (UEFA Pro) placements.
It can also support you to apply for work in more senior roles within the professional youth academy system.
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No. We receive high levels of interest on these courses every season and so only those who meet all of the pre-requisites will be considered for a place on a course.