This qualification is designed to provide you with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching football. The foundation level of knowledge and skills developed by The Football Association will enable you to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of football to players of all ages.
The qualification is composed of seven mandatory units giving you seven credits. It's recognized as the industry standard level 1 qualification for coaching football by the national governing body for Football in England, The Football Association. The FA is also the professional body for football coaches, providing services and support to those who hold this and other football qualifications.
Our course has the support of a range of employers, including football associations, clubs, schools, and colleges, as the sole qualification for those looking to begin a career in coaching. It's endorsed by the lead agency for coaching, sports coach UK, as meeting its UKCC criteria.
As part of this course, you will also receive an FA Emergency Aid Certificate and FA workshop 'Safeguarding Children in Football'.
This course is held at the Academy of Sports facilities at London South Bank University and taught by exceptional tutors with years of industry experience.
New dates to be available soon.
Fees and funding
The price of the course is £200.
All modules are subject to change by the university and may differ from the modules you are offered during your studies.
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