The FA Level 1 is the 1st step on the FA Coach Education pathway. If you want to start your journey in coaching football, and wish to learn more, then this is the perfect course for you.

The course provides you with your first taste of the FA’s coaching and playing philosophy, through the four key components, how we Coach, How We Support, the future player, How we Play. On completion of the course you will receive a 1st4sport level 1 award in coaching football qualification.

Girls on the development programme receive this qualification for FREE, giving them the opportunity to work on our summer camps and partnership schools. This provides them with work experience which gives them the tools enabling them to coach confidently and competently in their own environment

This female only course runs every summer at the Royal docks community school, Prince Regents Lane, Custom house, E16 3HS.


To book onto the FA Level 1 in coaching football click here

  • 43 Hours total Qualification time/ 33 hours guided learning
  • Must be 16+

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