Whether you’re looking into football coaching, refereeing, first aid or welfare; Lincolnshire FA will be able to help you in achieving your goals.

PLEASE NOTE: These discounts are ONLY available to Lincolnshire FA affiliated Charter Standard Clubs. Any possible

future, specifically funded courses by FA Community Partners will be communicated on an individual course basis.

(Please ensure you select the correct price category when paying for a course, the discount applies to Lincolnshire FA

Charter Standard clubs only)

1st4Sport Level 1 Award in Coaching Football (L1)

The knowledge gained from this qualification will enable you to develop a basic understanding of safe, ethical and effective

football coaching to young people.

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Coaching Football (L2)

For participants aged 17+ and who have completed the Level 1 Award in Coaching Football and/or can demonstrate considerable playing and/or coaching experience. This course develops the necessary expertise and understanding in designing practices and games to improve player and team performance. The course is 10 days duration in total and all days must be fully attended in order to complete the course.

Level 3 UEFA B Licence
For participants aged 20 years and above and who have completed the Level 2 Qualification in Coaching Football. The Level 3 UEFA B Licence administered and delivered solely by FA Learning on a regional basis. No Level 3 UEFA B Licence Courses will be delivered by the Lincolnshire County FA and interested candidates should follow the link above for a full course description and links to course enrolment. 

FA Emergency First Aid (EFA)
The FA Emergency Aid award is a 3 hour workshop which includes basic first aid, CPR and is a necessary prerequisite element for all FA/1st4Sport Coaching awards. The award is valid for 3 years from the date of issue and must be regularly renewed in order to comply with FA CPD regulations. Emergency Aid Workshops for clubs are also catered for but please be aware that we need at least 20 working days notice to arrange them.

Basic First Aid for Sport (BFAS)

The FA Basic First Aid for Sport course is a foundation sports first aid course aimed at “lay first aiders”, specifically coaches, teachers, parents and volunteers, who are responsible for the provision of first aid when supporting sporting activities.

Coach In-Service / Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Events (CPD)
Lincolnshire County FA delivers an on-going, in service workshop programme for coach development.

Goalkeeping Coaching Award Level 1 (GKL1)
This is a course for coaches who wish to learn the basic technical aspects of Goalkeeping. It is an ideal course for those coaches who have completed the Level 1 Award in Coaching Football and who wish to develop their technical expertise in Goalkeeping further.

Goalkeeping Coaching Award Level 2 (GKL2)
This course is the next step for coaches who participated in the FA Goalkeeping Coaching Award Level 1 Course to be able to further build on the skills already learnt. The FA Goalkeeping Coaching Award Level 2 will provide candidates with the further practical knowledge and ability to organise and develop key skills and techniques.

 FA Youth Award Module 1- Developing the Environment (FAYAM1)
This qualification, which forms the first of three parts of The FA Youth Qualification, is a critical tool to support coaches working with young players and is an innovative qualification devised by The FA to further support the development of young players in England.

FA Youth Award Module 2- Developing the Practice (FAYAM2)
This qualification, which forms the second of three parts of The FA Youth Qualification, is a critical tool to support coaches working with young players and is an innovative qualification devised by The FA to further support the development of young players in England.

Youth Award Module 3 - Developing the Player (FAYAM3)

This course, which forms the third of three parts of the FA Youth Award, is only available to coaches who are minimum FA

Level 2 Coaching Certificate qualified and hold both the FA Youth Award Modules 1 and 2. 

Lincolnshire County FA does not schedule or deliver the FA Youth Award Module 3. These courses are delivered regionally by FA Learning.

FA Safeguarding Children (FASCW)

A comprehensive three-hour interactive workshop, mandatory for all FA qualifications.

Coaching Futsal: A Beginner's Guide (Futsal)
The aim of this course is to provide candidates with an understanding of the techniques and skills related to the game of Futsal. This course will help candidates organise and deliver basic Futsal practices. It will also provide candidates with an introduction to the structure of the game, the laws and the role Futsal can play in developing underlying skills and techniques.

Coaching Disabled Footballers (CDF)
The Coaching Disabled Footballers course is designed to give football coaches and teachers ideas and practices for the inclusion of disabled players in football sessions within mainstream or impairment specific sessions.

Mentoring Adults (Mentoring)
A six hour, classroom based, course designed for football coaches, acting as a mentor and providing support to other coaches, within a club environment. The course provides a safe and positive environment in which to develop the skills required to become an effective mentor.

For further information on Coaching and Medical courses please contact the Development Department:

Development Department
T: 08449 67 07 08
E: Development@LincolnshireFA.com


 Additional courses we offer;

 Welfare Officer Workshop 

Junior Football Leaders – Student Course

Junior Football Leaders – Teacher Course


With all online bookings, you will require your FA Number; if you do not have a FA Number you can create one here!

You can also request a reminder if you have forgotten any details.

Registering on a course
Please click here to view forthcoming dates and venues and to book online, or download the application form available at the bottom of the page.

PLEASE NOTE; from August 2013, course registration will close 2 weeks prior the induction/session date; if the course has not reached it's minimum candidates numbers at this time, the course will be cancelled or postponed.

Our Football Development Team are on hand to answer any questions you might have so please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have an enquiry. You can contact us on 08449 67 07 08 (Option 2), email matt.eglinton@lincolnshirefa.com  alternatively email development@lincolnshirefa.com


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