FA Level 2

in Coaching Football

About The Course

The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football course is being discontinued and will be replaced by the UEFA C Licence, which will launch in 2022.

The UEFA C Licence will blend e-learning, mentoring and on-the-pitch development to help you build and shape your own philosophy as a football coach. More updates will become available shortly.

 

In the meantime...

Have you visited the Resources section of The Boot Room? If you’re a coach who’s looking for inspiration, guidance or even just some new ideas that you can try on the pitch, this is the place for you. 

From in-depth interviews with football coaches to coaching session plans and articles on helping players to become more skilful, our Resources section is guaranteed to have something to support you. 

When browsing our latest session plans, don’t forget to filter by age and/or skill development, behaviour, coaching approach, possession, possession, and transition to support you in your coaching context.

You can also view our latest CPD opportunities here. 

- Course introduction, Introduction to Coaching Football 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 Course, 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

WATCH: INside the fa level 2

FA county coach developer, Ronnie Reason, provides an insight into the course and what you can expect as an FA Level 2 learner. 

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CPD OPPORTUNITIES

Take a look at the webinars and national learning events we've got coming up. View all.
course Frequently asked questions

You can check to see if you have a FAN already here.


If you cannot find that you have a FAN on the above link, you can create a new FAN here.


If you know your FAN but do not know your password, you can reset it here. You must have access to the email address linked to your FAN in order to reset your password.


You will need to login using the email address that is on your FAN and the associated password. 

If you don’t know which email address you have registered to your FAN, you can click on ‘Sign in using FAN’ or ‘Forgotten email?’ where you can either sign in using your FAN or enter some details to find your registered email address.

If you don’t know your password, click here and click on ‘Forgotten password’ and follow the instructions to reset it.

 

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