This six-hour course is open to anyone aged 16 and over, experienced or otherwise, who work with children of primary school age. In addition to delivering new content, the course will assist coaches to develop their coaching technique, focus on skill development and will explore the best age-specific activities for developing young players.
This 12-hour course is designed to assist coaches with the planning, preparation, organisation and evaluation of their coaching sessions and focuses on coaching style and the use of differentiation, i.e. provision of practices to suit the wide range of abilities within the primary school age group. Applicants must have completed the Early Touches certificate course.
The 12-hour Coaching in the Game Certificate Course looks at the knowledge and understanding required to help young players appreciate concepts such as width, depth and support within the small-sided game. The course is largely practical in nature and prospective coaches are required to demonstrate the ability to coach basic strategies to young players.
This 30-hour non-residential course is designed for coaches working with young players (five to 12 years) and provides a recognised qualification for adults working in children’s football. Comprising of two practical components, Coaching Young Footballers and Development of Technique, this award is a prerequisite for candidates whi wish to enrol on the Level 5 Advanced Children’s Licence.
Advance Children's Licence
This 14-day course is designed for coaches working with young players (six to 12 years) and provides a recognised qualification for adults working in children’s football. The content of the course involves practical as well as theoretical components focusing on all aspects of children’s development. The course covers topics such as developing technique and the creative player, physical preparation for young players and much more.