Coaching Development and Courses

Development & Courses 

Further your knowledge

Ready to take the first steps on your coaching journey? Looking to further your knowledge or take it to the next level?

Below, You can find a full list of courses that are available to take through the Gloucestershrie FA.👇

Course not currently available or full? Get in touch to get yourself on a waiting list.

Get In Touch!

Richard Todd

Football Education Officer

Phone: 01454 615888 (Option 1)



Construction Works at Oaklands Park
As you may be aware, Gloucestershire FA is planning to construct a new education and social facility at Oaklands Park. The project will enter the construction phase in mid-November 2019 with completion planned by end of May/ start of June 2020 and we hope the new facilities will enhance the football experience for all.

Health & Safety
Everyone visiting or working at Oaklands Park needs to be aware that the entire grass area behind the goal at the north end of the site will become a construction site. The perimeter will be securely fenced off by the principal contractor and there will be no access permitted to this area.

Fortunately, the construction works will not restrict use of the 3G pitch, changing rooms or main car park, but it does mean additional Health & Safety precautions apply. Tutors and candidates should take note of safety signage and be aware of additional hazards (e.g. vehicles or building materials) outside the site perimeter barrier. This is particularly relevant if a course is being delivered during normal working hours (Monday to Friday).


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.


Unsure about taking your coaching badges? Read the testimonials of coaches who have completed an FA coaching course.


Each coaching course has its own specific pre-requisites (some are open entry) and these can be found on each course specific page of our website. It is the learner’s responsibility to ensure they meet the pre-requisites before booking onto the chosen course.

No, learners are required to attend all dates and times associated to the course they have booked onto. Failure to attend all dates and times will result in non-qualification and individuals will need to book and pay to attend the course again in full to become certificated.

We are unable to reserve places or take part payments for any of our courses. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis from online registration where full payment is required.

Unfortunately not. Each individual learner is required to book their place using their own FAN and Password.

This is to ensure our information on medical conditions, emergency contacts etc is accurate and up to date. The booking agreement is always between Gloucestershire FA and the individual learner.

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