Introduction to Coaching Football

About The Course

Introduction to Coaching Football is the perfect online football coaching course for anyone looking to take a more active role in the game.

Please Note: Booking is now open for the Introduction to Coaching Football course. Please scroll down to 'Course Availability' to select a course that suits you. You will only be able to access the course on the 1st date of the month your course begins.

Do you have a passion for wanting to develop players, help them understand more about the game and embrace a love for football? The Introduction to Coaching Football course is a great place to start.

Whether you are currently coaching a team or looking to get into coaching, this course will help you create a safe, fun, and positive football environment.

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.  

We will focus on the player, the game, and you as a coach.  You will learn from our coach developers who will share their experiences and knowledge on weekly webinar broadcasts. You will also connect with like-minded people via our coaching community to explore and share your stories while gaining advice and support throughout the course.

To pass Introduction to Coaching Football, you will need to work through e-learning modules, unlocking new ones each week, as well as completing a short online assessment. The e-learning can be completed in stages in your own time. Check out the course structure to find out more about what's in store.

When you enrol, you’ll be given exclusive access to our online coaching community, which is a place for you to share tips, discuss ideas and learn from other coaches as you work through the course. We encourage you to stay active on the community and get involved in discussions to get the most out of your experience. 

You’ll also have access to a number of useful resources, case studies and practice videos to use alongside your weekly webinars, giving you the chance to apply practical skills to real-life coaching sessions. 


The modules below need to be completed to pass the course. They are specifically designed to give you the knowledge you need to pass a quick assessment. A number of these e-learning modules include short recaps to help check your knowledge: 

-Course Introduction (10m) 
-Introduction to Disability Football (30m) 
-Respect (10m) 
-Safeguarding Children (2h) 
-Introduction to First Aid in Football (2h) 
-Assessment (10m) 


Hosted by our expert course developers, these weekly discussions will focus on some of the most important things you’ll need as a football coach: 

-Week One - Falling in Love with the Game (1h) 
-Week Two - Learning About Football (1h) 
-Week Three - Friendships in Football (1h) 


Course Prerequisites 

To begin Introduction to Coaching Football you must complete BT Playmaker by England Football, which is a completely free online course focused on taking an active role in football. 

If you haven’t yet completed BT Playmaker, or you’d like to find out a bit more about how it works, you can click here.

 

Replacing The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football Course

The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football has now been replaced by Introduction to Coaching Football. We are excited to take you on this new journey to help you become the best coach you can be. 

 

Course availability

Tuesday 07 September

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Tuesday 07 September, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Day 2 Tuesday 14 September, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Day 3 Tuesday 21 September, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160

Friday 01 October

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Friday 01 October, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Day 2 Friday 08 October, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Day 3 Friday 15 October, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160

Sunday 03 October

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Sunday 03 October, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Day 2 Sunday 10 October, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Day 3 Sunday 17 October, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160

Wednesday 06 October

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Wednesday 06 October, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Day 2 Wednesday 13 October, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Day 3 Wednesday 20 October, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160

Thursday 04 November

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Thursday 04 November, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Day 2 Thursday 11 November, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Day 3 Thursday 18 November, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160

Saturday 06 November

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Saturday 06 November, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Day 2 Saturday 13 November, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Day 3 Saturday 20 November, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160

Monday 08 November

Introduction to Coaching Football

Online Course

Schedule

  • Day 1 Monday 08 November, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Day 2 Monday 15 November, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Day 3 Monday 22 November, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Venue

  • Online
£160
£160
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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