Junior Football Leaders

FA Junior Football Leaders Course

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 12

Course Duration: ​6 hours, learners also need to complete 4 hours of volunteering

Price: £35.00

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Developing leadership within the game and beyond

The FA Junior Football Leaders Award, awarded by FA Education, provides a basic introduction to the leadership skills required when involved in football. The course introduces four areas: assisting football activity sessions, an introduction to refereeing, helping with a team and different football events. In addition to these areas, Respect, promoting and developing the game are embedded.

  • How to get involved in Football
  • Getting involved and helping those involved to ‘get better’

  • Creating a safe learning environment
  • Organising games
  • Introduction to the basics of FUNdamentals

  • Preparing to referee
  • Whistle techniques and introduction to Ball In, Ball Out
  • Safety of the players and re-starts to the game

  • Preparing for the game
  • Warm-up prior to the game
  • Organising and managing players expectations

  • An introduction to three different formats of competition
  • Using these in a practical setting


The aim of the course is to provide learners with a basic understanding of leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond.

Available Dates

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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.

Course Full?

If the course is listed as full we will be unable to add any further participants to the course. We also do not operate a waiting list.