Course Information

Who is the course for?

Level 2 Coaching Certificate in Football Course (L2CCF) Awarded in partnership with The FA The Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football is the next step towards becoming a recognised football coach. This Course replaces the Coaching Certificate/UEFA ‘B' Part 1 qualification. The Certificate offers candidates a combination of practical experience and class-based theory, to develop an understanding of the planning, conducting and evaluation of ethical football coaching sessions.

What does the course involve?

On successfully achieving this recognised qualification candidates will be able to:

  • Develop an appreciation of the ethical coaching process
  • Plan, conduct and evaluate a series of football coaching sessions
  • Coach the basic skills and techniques of football
  • Promote and establish positive working relationships at all levels
  • Ensure the health and safety of players and others within the coaching environment
  • Develop greater responsibility for their own learning and development
  • Promote the sport in a positive and constructive manner
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of attack and defence through the use of practices and small sided games

Entry Requirements

There are no formal prerequisites for this award, but completion of the Level 1 Coaching Certificate in Football or JTM award is a useful introduction. Anybody over 16 years of age with regular practical experience of participation in football, who is looking for an introduction to the vocational area of coaching Association Football.

How long is the course?

Various dates are available throughout the year.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

The price for this course is on application. Please contact Megan Buller at the Somerset Football Association on 01458 832359 or email

What are the progression options?

This qualification is matched to the Level 2 National Occupational Standards for Coaching, Teaching and Instructing and sits at Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework. The qualification is recognised to contribute to the achievements of Part One of the UEFA 'B' Coaching Award. This qualification leads on to the 1st 4sport Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Football.

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