1st4sport Level One Award in Coaching Football
This qualification is designed to provide you with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching football. The foundation level of knowledge and skills developed by The Football Association will enable you to develop an understanding of the safe, ethical and effective management and coaching of football to players of all ages.
The qualification is composed of seven mandatory units giving you seven credits. It's recognised as the industry standard level 1 qualification for coaching football by the national governing body for Football in England, The Football Association. The FA is also the professional body for football coaches, providing services and support to those who hold this and other football qualifications.
Our course has the support of a range of employers, including football associations, clubs, schools and colleges, as the sole qualification for those looking to begin a career in coaching. It's endorsed by the lead agency for coaching, sports coach UK, as meeting its UKCC criteria.
As part of this course, you will also receive an FA Emergency Aid Certificate and FA workshop 'Safeguarding Children in Football'.
This course is held at the Academy of Sport facilities at London South Bank University and taught by exceptional tutors with years of industry experience.
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At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:
- An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
- Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.
Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.
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How to apply
Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis, your place will only be confirmed on receipt of full payment and completion of the application form.Once you have returned the booking form, you can pay by card at our online store or come into the LSBU Sports Centre to pay in person.
New dates to be available soon.
Fees and funding
The price of the course is £200.
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