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Development & Courses

Further your knowledge!

Coaches are essential for teaching and developing players at every level of football. To give their players the best advantage, coaches must be aware of the latest techniques and philosophies.

The FA provides a series of training courses for coaches from Level One through to the most advanced UEFA Pro Licence. The courses are packed with expert knowledge and cover all areas of player development. 

Whatever your previous knowledge, experience or interest in football we’re sure that there is a course to suit your needs and personal development.

View a full list of Manchester FA courses

FA Level 1 in Coaching Football
Just starting?

FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

The first stepping-stone on The FA's core coaching pathway, this course introduces you to coaching football, working with players from U7 to open age and offers an insight into the English game - how it's played and how to support the development of future players.