FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16

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

Price: £430.00

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

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

This nationally recognised qualification, awarded by 1st4sport Qualifications 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, split into three blocks of learning (Block 1 – How We Coach, Block 2 – How We Support and The Future Player, Block 3 – How We Play). You will also receive up to two support visits between blocks to develop you in your own coaching environment.

- 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 skill

- Course introduction, Block 1 review and consolidation

- Player potential

- Managing difference

- Developing behaviour

- Managing mistakes

- The physical corner

Course introduction, Block 1 & 2 review and consolidation

- In possession 1

- In possession 2

- Out of possession 1

- Out of possession 2

- Goalkeeping


Course Pre-requisites

Prior to registration, learners must:

  • be accurately identified
  • be at least 16 years of age
  • have completed the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football
  • be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • hold an in date FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF) (previously known as FA Emergency Aid)
  • hold a current certificate for The FA Workshop Safeguarding Children in Football


  • Develop an understanding of yourself as a coach, your players and the game itself
  • Develop game-like practices which incorporate decision-making while remaining enjoyable
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate a series of progressive football coaching sessions independently
  • Consider the age, ability, maturity and experience of players in your care

Available Dates

Start Date
Day 1
Thursday 24 January, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 2
Friday 25 January, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 3
Thursday 7 February, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 4
Friday 8 February, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 5
Wednesday 15 May, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 6
Thursday 16 May, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 7
Friday 17 May, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 8
Friday 5 July, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 9
Saturday 6 July, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Day 10
Sunday 7 July, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Cheshire FA HQ
Hartford House
Hartford Moss Farm Recreation Centre
Coach Education Department
01606 30 2001

Important Information

We adhere 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.

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T: 01606 302001
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

E: CoachEducation@CheshireFA.com