FA Coaching Pathway
The FA’s education arm FA Learning has a comprehensive approach to training coaches from grassroots to elite level. There is a coaching pathway which maps the journey from a new coach undertaking his or her first training course right through to taking the top qualifications needed to manage an international side. Click here to view the pathway.
FA Coaching Courses
There are three strands of coaching courses: the core strand covers the entry Level 1 Coaching Award and Level 2 Coaching Certificate, and leads up to the UEFA Pro Licence, held by top club and national side managers. The second strand covers age-appropriate courses, including The FA Youth Awards, Module 1, 2 and 3. The third strand features specialist courses, including Goalkeeping, Futsal and Disability Football. To find out more about the courses Dorset FA offer please click here. If you are looking to apply for the UEFA B Licence or above, along with any other courses not offered by Dorset FA please click here.
The FA Licensed Coaches Club (FALCC)
As an FA Licensed Coach you have access to a programme of exclusive learning events nationwide hosted by FA Coaches and Coach Educators. You will also be entitled to a number of great benefits including; 20% off FA Learning National Courses, Official FA Coaching Licence ID Card, Free access to the FA’s new coaching area- Football Coaching, Free ballot entry to win two tickets for England home matches plus many more. To become an FA Licensed Coach click here to check your qualifications are in dates, and join for FREE.
Not only can you attend national events you can also attend local In-Service CPD events hosted by Dorset FA for coaches, please click here to view our upcoming workshops.
The Future Game- The FA Technical Guide for Young Player Development, Published in 2010, outlines a philosophy and vision for the future of youth development in English Football. Digital and hard copies are available to purchase from The Official FA Learning Shop.
Boot Room- The official magazine of The FA’s Licensed Coaches’ Club, recognises the contribution of coaches to the development of English football. The magazine includes interviews with top coaches and managers, a variety of the latest coaching articles and features as well as practices and technical content. Click here to find out how to subscribe.
The FA Coach’s App- The all new FA Coach’s App gives you the power to create, edit and share practices and sessions with your players, assistants and parents. In addition, FA Licensed Coaches will benefit from free, exclusive practices and sessions- delivered direct to their tablets as they are published by the team at St. Georges Park as well as unlimited FREE CoachMates invites. Click here to find out more.
If you would like more information on gaining an FA qualification in Coaching Football or book on an upcoming course, please contact Jemma Tewkesbury (Football Development Officer) on 01202 688279 or via email: Jemma.Tewkesbury@dorsetfa.com