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The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football
Venue: Newquay Tretherras, Trevenson Road, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 3BH
Classroom Location: Sports Centre Classroom next to 3G pitch
Cost: £100pp/ £120pp
Dates and Times:
|Friday 24th March||6-9.30pm||Block 1|
|Saturday 25th||9am-5pm||Block 2 and 3|
|Sunday 2nd April||9am-5pm||Block 4 and EFA|
|Monday 3rd April||6.30-8.30pm||Block 8 (SGW)|
|Friday 7th April||6-9.30pm||Block 5|
|Sunday 9th April||9am-5pm||Block 6 and 7|
PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND ALL OF THE DATES ABOVE IN FULL IN ORDER TO BOOK ONTO THIS COURSE. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PLEASE FIND AN ALTERNATIVE COURSE.
Minimum Age: 16
Course Duration: 43 hours (total qualification time) / 33 hours (guided learning)
SPACES AVAILABLE ON THIS COURSE: 14
Course Pre-requisites to certification:
Prior to certification for the qualification, learners are required to:
• be at least 16 years of age
Course aims and objectives:
The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football, leading to the achievement of the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification, provides learners with an introduction to coaching the game and working with players from under 7 to open age.
Learners will gain an insight into the game in England, how it’s played and how they can coach to better support the development of future players. The qualification is designed to prepare learners to coach football within the grassroots game.
Through the completion of the learning programme for this qualification, learners will be introduced to the practical and theoretical aspects of planning, delivering and reviewing individual football coaching sessions. The foundation level of knowledge and skills developed through this qualification will enable learners to create safe, fun and engaging coaching sessions through building, developing and extending a series of linked practices.
Learners will be introduced to basic game formats, key rules, and the England DNA coaching fundamentals and playing principles through completion of four mandatory components; How We Coach, How We Play, The Future Player and How We Support.
Throughout the course learners will be introduced to:
1. The England DNA – How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player
2. The FA 4 Corner Player Development Model which will help them gain a better understanding of the long-term development of their players as a whole person
3. The FA Plan, Do, Review Model, helping them construct appropriate practices and sessions for their players
4. A series of practical coaching ideas, giving them the ability to recognise the various ingredients that make up safe, fun and engaging practices to help their players develop
5. Practical coaching opportunities both on the course and where possible with their own players and teams
The course of learning is made up of eight guided learning; face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, as well as some directed learning opportunities via three e-learning modules hosted on The FA Learner Management System (LMS). The e-learning modules cover core topics including the role of the coach, long-term player development and The FA Plan, Do, Review model.
Declaration: I agree to abide by the course regulations and understand that I take part in any practical work at my own risk. The Cornwall FA Ltd, course staff, or any authority which provides facilities is not under any liability in respect of any injury I may sustain. I understand that a place on the desired course will not be guaranteed until the County have received both a complete application form and full payment of course fee.
Important: Refunds cannot be made to a participant who does not turn up to the course introduction unless agreed prior with a member of staff. If the place is cancelled a minimum of 10 working days before the course start date an administration charge of £20 will be taken off the refund, if a place is cancelled less than 10 working days before the start date a £40 administration charge will be taken off the refund.
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