The FA Level 2 in Coaching Football (Block 1) - How we Coach

Course Information:

Minimum Age: 16 

Course Duration: 30 Hours

Assessment: Circumstances Dependent

Course Pre-requisites to registration and certification:

Prior to registration for the qualification, learners are required to:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • Have attended The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football course, and hold the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification

Prior to certification for the qualification, learners are required to:

  • hold as a minimum a current FA Emergency Aid Certificate
  • hold a current completion certificate for The FA Workshop Safeguarding Children in Football (Alternative arrangements are available for learners under the age of 18 years of age). 

Course aims and objectives:

This nationally recognised qualification, awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications will allow the learner to go a journey through the How We Coach block of the FA Level 2. Block 1 will cover the following areas; Introduction and Review Level 1, Role of the Coach & Coaching Philosophy, Communication Skills (Social Corner), Helping Players Learn (Psych/Social), Motivation (Psych), Self Esteem (Psych), The Practice Spectrum (4C), Skills Development (4C/LTPD).

FA Level 2 Learners MUST be currently working with a team and have access to players to practice.

This course involves practical activity (50% Theory, 50% Practical) and is physically demanding. Therefore we recommend learners enrolling onto the course, have a good level of fitness.

Learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course listed below. Failure to attend all dates will result in non-qualification.

St Clement Danes School Chenies Rd, Chorleywood, Rickmansworth WD3 6EW
FA Level 2 in Coaching - Block 1 onlySaturday 31stAug-19Theory & Practical9am - 5pm
Sunday 1stSep-19Theory & Practical9am - 5pm
Saturday 7th Sep-19Theory & Practical9am - 5pm
Sunday 8thSep-19Theory & Practical9am - 5pm

Hertfordshire FA adheres 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. These can be viewed via our website Learner Information

Please be advised all of our courses are delivered using the English language. To complete the course learners will be required to have a sound understanding of English; both oral and written.

If you are unable to understand or speak the English language you will be required to provide a translator for the duration of the course. If you are bringing a translator you will be required to let Hertfordshire FA know in advance of the course start date.

All learners are required to wear appropriate sports apparel including correct footwear for the playing surface and shin guards covered by socks.

Equality: FA Education will ensure that it treats people fairly, with respect, providing access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in, and enjoy, its activities in an atmosphere free from harassment, bullying, discrimination or abuse. FA Education will seek to provide a service which is appropriate to the needs of an individual and to make reasonable adjustments or provide support, where appropriate, to cater for those needs.

Please note to access this online application, you will need a FAN (FA Number). 

If you have ever been involved in football or taken an FA Qualification, it is highly likely you already have a FAN. If you do not know your FAN or password, or need to create a FAN, please use our FAN FINDER tool by clicking to register/retrieve your details. Please be aware that if you already have a FAN, and create another FAN, this could cause delays in being confirmed on the course and any qualifications being awarded. 

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