Sport – FA Certificate in Football Coaching


Course Summary

The FA Certificate in Coaching Football lets you develop your communication and leadership skills, when delivering football coaching sessions. After studying this course at Barton Peveril you will have completed the first step on the football coaching pathway and will be able to provide teams with safe and effective football coaching sessions.

Entry Requirements

  • Interest in sport
  • Suitable level of football knowledge and fitness required to participate fully in all theory and practical sessions



  • Learner Journal
  • Practical Coaching
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Safeguarding

Why choose this course?

  • Dedicated facilities including multi-gym, sports hall and large playing fields
  • Specialist coaching and teaching with industry accredited aspects to the course
  • Elite sports programmes
  • Barton Peveril is an FA Grassroots Hub

Where might it lead?

This course leads on to the Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football and can employment in Football Coaching roles.


This course has a mixture of:

  • Practical Coaching Sessions (x3)
  • Workbook
  • Workshop Attendance
  • Online Modules


Emily Ralph

"What I particularly enjoy about Barton Peveril is the atmosphere and the support. Throughout my time on FAD, I have felt comfortable to ask any questions when I'm stuck and I have really enjoyed gaining independence and lots of new skills alongside the new friends I have made on the course."

Read more about Emily and some of our other students.