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Level 1

Football Coaching Year One


This course is your first step on the ladder to becoming a football coach. The first year will give you the foundations to progress as a coach, helping you to understand the coaching process and improve confidence in leading a session. You will have the chance to gain real life experience, working in local schools. This one year course will lead to 2 qualifications: Level 1 Award in Principles of Coaching Football and the Level 1 NCFE Certificate in Sport.


You will need to be at least 16 before 1st September on the year of entry. You need to have a passion for football coaching and working with young people, and a keen interest in progressing into a career in football coaching. You will be asked to provide a reference letter from your previous school or club that demonstrates your suitability to start the course.


Our range of leisure and hobby courses keeps growing, with even more fun and exciting courses starting throughout 2024.

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