Outcomes- Basic First Aid for Sport

Development & Courses


As of 2021, FA coaching courses are taking place online. Take a look at the most up-to-date list of courses from the FA here.

Please CLICK HERE to access the online Safeguarding Children Recertification course. Please note, to access this course you must have a current safeguarding qualification with less than 12 months remaining until expiry.

Coaching Board

Introduction to Coaching Football Course

In spring 2021 a new Introduction to Coaching Football course is being launched to replace the FA Level 1 in Coaching Football qualification.

This will be an online course designed to provide learners with an introduction to coaching the game. The course will be complemented by practical and face to face learning experiences delivered locally as part of our ongoing coach development offer.

FA Level 1 in Coaching Football
Just starting?

FA playmaker course

The FA Playmaker supported by BT is our new, free online entry-level football course perfect for anyone interested in taking a more active role in grassroots football.

There are five modules in total and you don’t need any previous football experience or qualifications before signing up.

Young players in pre-match handshake
getting involved?

Welfare Officer course

Are you looking to become your club's Welfare Officer? You will need to complete the Welfare Officer Course to do so.

Please click below to book onto one of the FA's online courses available. 

book here