CPD Opportunities


Coaching is an evolving landscape; it develops as trends change and research progresses. Continuous professional development (CPD) allows you to maintain and build your knowledge as this happens.

There are a variety of ways to continuing your learning.  Details on National, Regional and online learning opportunities can be found by clicking HERE.


Cheshire FA CPD

Throughout the 2017-18 season Cheshire FA will be hosting FREE events to support Coaches on their learning journey. 

Upcoming CPD events:

Introduction to the new FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football course

Date:  Saturday 25 November 2017      

Time:  9.30am to 12.30pm (3 hours)

Venue:  UCE Academy (Community Leisure & Learning), 164 Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port CH65 6EA

Description:  A 3hr Workshop which provides Level 1 coaches with an insight into the format of delivery, classroom & practical content for the new Level 2 in Coaching Football launched in August 2016.

Numbers:  35

Cost:  Free

Tutors:  Darran Bowles and James Self

To book on this CPD event please click HERE.

FA CPD Events

Grassroots Conference – Sunday 3rd December 2017


Talent ID Conference – Friday 8th December 2017 


Futsal Conference – Saturday 17th February 2018  


Goalkeeping Conference – Sunday 15th April 2018 


Next Steps

The following documents provide details on the new FA Coach Education Pathway and the FA Coach Education Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Process that might help in answering questions regarding your next steps in your learning journey.  Click to open:

FA Coach Education Pathway

FA Coach Education Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Process (From August 2017)

Where do I fit into the Pathway?