FA Coach mentor programme

Course Information:

Minimum Age: 
16 years
Course Duration: 6 hours


Course Prerequisites:

Demonstrate a depth of knowledge and experience of coaching players


Who is it for: 

Coaches providing support to other Football Coaches in a mentoring capacity.

Course aims and objectives: 

The course is designed to support those who wish to develop their mentoring skills, to understand the role of the Mentor, to develop the interpersonal skills required to become an effective mentor as well as developing reflection as a learning tool. It supports participants to develop skills in a safe and positive environment.


Course Content: 

The course will address the following:

Understanding the role of the Mentor and principles of effective mentoring

Understanding and appreciating the required interpersonal skills of the Mentor

Exploring strategies for mentoring

Demonstrating the ability to use core mentoring interpersonal skills, observation, giving accurate feedback, active listening, questioning and reflection.

Understanding mentoring assessment, feedback, and goal setting processes

Considering the importance of reflection as a tool for learning

Exploring CPD and reflective Action Planning opportunities for Mentors to consider their future development



There is no formal assessment; the progress of learners is monitored through the group activities and discussion.



FA Education ensures that it treats people fairly and with respect. It provides access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in, and enjoy, its activities in an atmosphere free from harassment, bullying, discrimination or abuse. FA Education will seek to provide a service that is appropriate to the needs of an individual and to make reasonable adjustments or provide support, where appropriate, to cater for those needs.


Available Dates:

21 May 2020
Cheshire FA HQ, CW8 4BG


Day 1 - Thursday 21 May, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Day 2 - Wednesday 27 May, 6:30pm - 9:30pm



Get in Touch!

T: 01606 30 2001
9.00am - 5.00pm

E: CoachEducation@CheshireFA.com