FA Level 1 Coaching Qualification

Introduction to Coaching Football is the perfect online football coaching course for anyone looking to take a more active role in the game.

Do you have a passion for wanting to develop players, help them understand more about the game and embrace a love for football? The Introduction to Coaching Football course is a great place to start.

Whether you are currently coaching a team or looking to get into coaching, this course will help you create a safe, fun, and positive football environment.


To begin Introduction to Coaching Football you must complete BT Playmaker by England Football, which is a completely free online course focused on taking an active role in football -

There is access to online training and webinars including practical training sessions on a Wednesday at the LNER stadium as part of the course to share best practice and put your learning into action!

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The course starts in June 2022. To apply to be in our cohort fill out the form below.


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This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.

The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people into employment. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund-prospectus

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