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: £330 - Derbyshire Charter Standard Rate            £350 - Full Price                                                  £120 - Per Individual Block

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

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COURSE DETAILS

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

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

Important Information

We adhere to a strict cancellation policy and by enrolling onto our course you agree to have read and agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions.

Viewing Course Dates

To view the dates for all sessions making up this course please click on "Book Course" next to your preferred venue. You will then need to enter your FAN and password and login. Help to log in to LMS can be found here.

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football FAQs

Unfortunately not. Each individual learner is required to book their own place using their own FAN and Password, to ensure our information on medical conditions, emergency contacts etc is accurate and up to date. The booking agreement is always between Derbyshire FA and the individual learner.

No, learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course they have booked onto. Failure to attend all dates and times will result in non-qualification and individuals will need to book and pay to attend the course again in full to become certificated.

To access the Derbyshire Charter Standard Rate please contact your Club Secretary for the relevant discount code.

If you have forgotten your FAN or Password click here to send a reminder to the email address attached to your account.

The FA Youth Award Modules previously received a high level of positive feedback from learners, yet take-up rates were usually lower than the core coaching qualifications.

Therefore, in order to raise the standards of coaching, the principles of The FA Youth Award Modules have been incorporated into the core coaching qualifications to ensure all coaches have access to these principles and understand how to apply them to the environment in which they coach.

Get In Touch

Phone: 01332 361422 (Option 1)

9am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Email: footballeducation@derbyshirefa.com