FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

Course Overview

The nationally recognised qualification will take the learner on a journey through the core components of the England DNA.

Awarded by 1st4Sport qualifications, this course will take you on a journey through the core components of the England DNA - How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player, helping you to begin shaping or refining your own coaching philosophy.

The course is made up of 20 guided learning, face-to-face workshops covering a range of topics linked to the England DNA, that are split into three blocks.

You will also receive up to two support visits between blocks to develop you in your own coaching environment.

Price: £430

Minimum Age: 16

Course Duration: 145 Hours (total qualification time) / 73 hours (guided learning)

Leading To: The FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football


  • FA Level 1 in Coaching Football qualification
  • FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football qualification
  • FA Safeguarding Children Workshop qualification
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • Regularly coaching a group of players in England who are aged U7+ and whom regularly play in organised / competitive fixtures

  • Course introduction, FA Level 1 review and consolidation
  • Role of the coach / coaching philosophy
  • The Social Corner
  • Helping players learn
  • Motivation
  • Self-esteem
  • Practice spectrum
  • Developing skills

  • Block 1 review and consolidation
  • Player potential
  • Managing difference
  • Developing behaviour
  • Managing mistakes
  • The physical corner

  • Block 2 review and consolidation
  • In possession
  • Out of possession
  • Goalkeeping

Available Dates

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Terms & Conditions


For season 2019-20, subsidies are as follows:

- There is a £100.00 subsidy for coaches from Cheshire FA Affiliated Charter Standard Clubs.

- Female and BAME coaches within Cheshire can access a £150.00 subsidy. Please note that this IS NOT in addition to the £100 subsidy they would receive for being a Cheshire FA Affiliated Charter Standard Club.

You will develop an understanding of yourself as a coach, your players and the game itself. As well as developing game-like practices which incorporate decision making while remaining enjoyable. You will plan, deliver and evaluate a series of progressive football sessions independently, and consider the age, ability, maturity and experience of players in your care.