FA Level 1 Coaching Course

Course Information

Duration of the course: 27 hours

Course fees: £160 (£140 if a member of a Dorset Charter Standard Club)


  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)

Who is the course for?

This introductory course has been produced by FA Learning to help those who are new to football coaching and working with young players to understand more about coaching and the role of the coach.

Course Content

The course will introduce some key aspects in the following:

  • Player and coach development
  • The FA’s Respect Programme
  • Laws of the game
  • An introduction to The FA’s Long Term Player Development Model
  • An introduction to Football for All
  • FA Emergency Aid
  • FA Safeguarding Children

Course Assessment

Assessment involves the completion of all workbook tasks together with a 20 minute practical delivery assessment. Candidates can be reassessed within a 12 month period from registration.

Course Booking

To view and book one of our upcoming Level 1 courses click here.

If you are a member of a Dorset Charter Standard Club, please contact Rosie Eggleston on 01202 688273 or via email: rosie.eggleston@dorsetfa.com to book onto a course. Please note- Charter Standard discount is not available through the online booking system.

If you would like more information on the Level 1 Coaching Football course or to book on an upcoming course, please contact Rosie Eggleston (Football Development Officer) on 01202 688273 or via email: rosie.eggleston@dorsetfa.com


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