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CPD Events


Learning and development is an active, continuous process. It's a journey that never ends. And one that is shaped by experiences and learning opportunities gathered anywhere, anytime.

To support your journey, Northamptonshire FA and The FA provides a range of learning opportunities for you to engage with - from online resources to events in your area and one-to-one mentoring.

You can access the development support that will make the biggest impact to you and your role.

NFA Coach Developers

CPD Calendar

Below you will find a list of upcoming events, as well as a bank of online resources on England Football Learning.


James Lock 

Football Development Officer - Workforce & Behaviour


We are currently in the planning process for the new season. 

The first workshop will be available for booking the 1st week of August. 


Club Based CPD

Thought about hosting a Coaching CPD at your club? 

Complete the form below to give Northants FA your availability. 

*Please note we cannot offer a CPD Workshop to all clubs throughout a season and therefore our selections will be based on a following factors: 

  • Geographical spread
  • Suitable Facilities
  • Number of Teams (Coaches)
  • 2 & 3 star England Accreditation  
  • Those clubs that submitted and missed out last season.

Submit your Availability 

Quintin Allen

Upcoming England Football Webinar

How might we develop players for the future game?

Join David Horseman (FA  YCD), Ady Penrose (FA women's high performance coach developer) and Luke Saunders (FA game insights analyst) as they share their expertise and insight on our live webinar, 'How might we develop players for the future game?'.

Date: Thursday 4th July 2024, 7.30pm

For more information
GK Webinar
looking for a team?

find coaching opportunities

Our Coaching Opportunities noticeboard is the place to go to find opportunities near you.


England Football Learning offers a large number of courses which can be accessed at any time. Whether you're just getting into coaching or a particular format of the game, or looking to reach the top.

Click the dropdown links beLOW to find a course for you.

full course listings

EE Playmaker
Minimum age: 14
Duration: 4-5 hours (online)

Introduction to Coaching Football (I2CF)
Minimum age: 16
Duration: 4 weeks (online)

UEFA C License
Minimum age: 16
Duration: 16-20 weeks

UEFA B License
Minimum age: 18
Duration: 9-12 months

UEFA A In Coaching Football
Minimum age: 18
Duration: 12 months

Advanced Youth Award
Minimum age: 18
Duration: 10 face-2-face days / minimum 3 days in-situ support visits / online workshops and sessions

UEFA Pro License
Minimum age: 18
Duration: 18 months

National Goalkeeping Course
Minimum Age: 16
Duration: 1 day

UEFA B Coaching Goalkeepers
Minimum Age: 18
Duration: 12 months

UEFA A Coaching Goalkeepers
Minimum age: 18
Duration: 12 months

Disability Football Introduction
Minimum age: 16
Duration: 30 minutes (online)

Introduction to Futsal
Minimum age: 16
Duration: 30-60 minutes (online)

National Futsal Course
Minimum age: 16
Duration: 2 face-to-face days / 2 online assessments

UEFA Futsal B License Course
Minimum age: 18
Duration: 7 months