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This course provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football. The course will primarily introduce 4 areas: Assisting Football Activity Sessions, An introduction to refereeing, Helping with a Team & Different Football Events – in addition to these areas, Respect, Promoting the Game & Developing the game will be embedded during the Guided Learning Hours.
Course Aims & Objectives
To provide learners with an introduction to Leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond. In the first instance the young leaders should be supported by more experienced qualified people within the game to support their development.
Introduction to the Course
- Course content
- How to get involved in Football
- Getting involved & helping those involved to ‘get better’
Assisting Football Activity Sessions
- Creating a Safe Learning environment
- Organising games
- Introduction to the basics of FUNdamentals
An introduction to Refereeing
- Preparing to referee
- Whistle techniques & and introduction to Ball In, Ball Out
- Safety of the Players and Re-starts to the Game
Helping with a Team
- Preparing for the game
- Warm-up prior to the game
- Organising and Managing players expectations
Different Football Events
- An introduction to three different formats of competition
- Using these in a practical setting
Practical Involvement: Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (however inability to participate will not prevent successful completion of the award).
Prior to certification, candidates are required to:
Be at least 12 years of age
Period of Registration
- 6 Guided Learning Hours
- 4 Notional Learning Hours
All workbook tasks must be completed and evidenced documentation of the students 4 hours of voluntary work experience completed and verified by the Teacher/Tutor.
The FA Junior Football Leader (Students 12-19 years) (Event 0011)
Date: Sunday 13th October 2019
Time: 10.00am - 3.30pm
Venue: Lancashire FA, The County Ground, Thurston Road, PR25 2LF
Lancashire FA Cancellation Policy
Cancellations more than 14 working days before the course start date are eligible for a refund minus £10 fee.
Cancellations less than 14 working days before the course start date are not eligible for a refund.
Cancellations will only be accepted when in writing. Learners, who fail to email us about their cancellation requests, will not be eligible for a refund.
Learners, who fail to notify Lancashire FA of their non-attendance prior to the course start date, are not eligible for any refund, and not eligible for a transfer to another course.
Lancashire FA Transfer Policy
Transfers to alternative courses more than 14 working days before the course start date are free of charge.
Transfers to alternative courses less than 14 working days before the course start date are subject to £10 fee.
Transfers will only be accepted when in writing. Learners, who fail to email us about their transfer requests, will not be eligible for a transfer.
Each learner can only transfer once between courses, and if they are unable to attend the course they transferred to, they are not eligible for a refund, even if they cancel more than 14 working days before the new course start date.
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