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FA Level 1 in Coaching Football
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FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

The first stepping-stone on The FA's core coaching pathway, this course introduces you to coaching football, working with players from U7 to open age and offers an insight into the English game - how it's played and how to support the development of future players.

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FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

The second step in your coaching journey, the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football will take you on a journey through the core components of the England DNA: How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player, helping you to begin shaping or refining your own coaching philosophy.

The FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football

The FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football will help you develop your players by designing practices that encourage decision-making, while meeting their technical, tactical, physical, psychological and social needs.

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Each coaching course has its own specific pre-requisites (some are open entry) and these can be found on each course specific page page of our website. It is the learner’s responsibility to ensure they meet the pre-requisites before booking onto the chosen course.

Yes you do. The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football is the pre-requisite for the FA Level 2 in Coaching Football. In addition you are required to hold a valid Emergency Aid/Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) and Safeguarding Children in Football certificate.


You can book onto any Dorset FA courses by visiting the relevant course pages using the links above. Click on the title of the course you are interested in. Further information will be available for you to view as well as a link to the most recent course(s) available.

Unfortunately no you will be unable to do this. Each individual learner is required to book their place using their own FAN and Password. This is to ensure our information on medical conditions, emergency contacts etc is accurate and up to date. The booking agreement is always between Dorset FA and the individual learner.

No, learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course they have booked onto.

Unfortunately no we are unable to reserve places or take part payments for any of our courses. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis from online registration where full payment is required.

Please refer to our Booking Terms and Cancellation Policy which can be found in Policies & Procedures.

Coaching Enquiries

For all Coaching enquiries please speak to:

Jemma Tewkesbury (FDO Player Development)

By Phone: 01202 688279

By Email: jemma.tewkesbury@dorsetfa.com