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: Block 1: £160 Full Price, £130 Charter Standard Price Block 2: £170 Full Price, £140 Charter Standard Price Block 3: £170 Full Price, £140 Charter Standard Price

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 certification for the qualification, you are required to:

  • Have attended The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football course, and hold the 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football qualification
  • Hold as a minimum a current FA Emergency Aid Certificate
  • Hold an in date completion certificate for The FA Workshop Safeguarding Children in Football or the new FA Safeguarding for Coaches Workshop


  • 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
£170 Full Price, £140 Charter Standard (BLOCK 2)
Joseph Whitaker College
Warsop Lane
NG21 0AG
Fiona Cantwell

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.

Special Offer!

For a limited period, you will also be provided with associate membership of Kent Referees Society for the current season.


Yes - you must currently hold The FA Level 1 in Coaching Football before booking onto this course. 

Yes - you must book onto all blocks in order to complete the course. The only way you can skip a block is if you currently hold any youth modules. If this is the case, you can book onto the relevant block i.e. if you hold Youth Module 1, you can start at Block 2 of the Level 2 course, if you hold Youth Modules 1 and 2, yes you can start at Block 3. 

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