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A 8-hour practical day following on from your 5 Online Modules providing a basic introduction to the Organisation of football practices in a fun, safe environment with an emphasis on engaging with the young players of today.
This is a mandatory award for all coaches involved in junior football in Wales and will be supported with post-course online resource(s).
A three-hour course developing an awareness of first aid techniques within a football environment, supporting key basic life support information for coaches and additional post-course electronic course resource(s) provided. http://www.firstaid4sport.co.uk
A six-hour practical course following on from your 5 Online Modules, providing a basic introduction to the Organisation and delivery of goalkeeper specific activities for our next generation of players.
The course will focus on developing candidate skills in the Organisation of practices in a fun, safe, learning environment and additional post-course electronic course resource(s) provided.
National Coaches Conference
The National Coaches Conference is a Football Conference for everyone.
It remains a Revalidation Course for UEFA Pro, A and B Licence holders and will focus on the elite game, but it’s also a Conference which will have Keynote Speakers and Coaches from the Women and Girls and the Grassroots of the game.
A three-hour interactive on-course workshop to support candidates in developing good practice when working with children and vulnerable adults from across our sport.
The workshop will focus on identifying poor practice and recognising signs, symptoms and forms of abuse and how to react to concerns or disclosures. It will also provide advice on how to identify people and organisations that can help and provide support in such situations.
A range of local workshops that aim to provide support and information for coaches working at grass roots level with junior clubs in Wales. The courses also form part of the FAW revalidation requirements and will be delivered via FAW accredited tutors and/or leading Professional club coaches from across Welsh Football.
FAW C Certificate
The FAW C Certificate is delivered over a period of five contacts and two off course mentoring sessions. It is designed to educate candidates in the technical, physical, psychological and social requirements of modern football. It will develop candidates’ ability to plan, prepare, deliver and reflect on coaching sessions for the development of players.
Coaches will complete online modules and coursework throughout the course. Coaches will also be expected to deliver practical sessions, both on and off course. However, there is no formal assessment.
This online eLearning award provides a basic and engaging introduction to the organisation of football (soccer) practices in a fun, safe environment with an emphasis on engaging with the young players of today.
The award provides learners with an opportunity to discover and consider the technical and social support that we, as coaches, can provide to our players, discussing various practical aspects. These include: the importance of area size, practice transitions, progressions and regressions, as well as ensuring the learner takes a closer look at themselves, their role as a coach, and how they currently share the messages they provide players.
Please note: This particular award is only available to international students, and is not for students partaking in the domestic Welsh coaching pathway. Please refer to the International course section of the FAQ page on this website for further information.
FAW/UEFA B Licence
Continue on our coach education pathway with the first step onto the UEFA ladder with this six-day course. On the FAW/UEFA B Licence you will develop your game understanding and tactical knowledge via a combination of practical, on and off course theory, e-learning and distance learning. Post contact work is required in addition to an on course FAW/UEFA coaching assessment.
A six-hour practical course following on from your 5 Online Modules, providing coaches with an insight into adapting coaching sessions for disabled footballers in a fun and safe environment. The course will assist, supplement and support the coaches existing experiences in this field.
FAW/UEFA A Licence
This residential course aims to educate candidates in the Technical, Tactical, Physical and Mental requirements of modern football, so that they may devise, organise, conduct and evaluate coaching sessions in advanced skills, tactics, strategies and systems of play. It will also give an understanding of how to apply modern methods for sports science and sports medicine.
A 3 hour practical coaching course following on from your 5 Online Modules, providing an introduction to the key concepts of Futsal. Content will include key techniques, skills and tactics, example coaching practices, an understanding of the Laws of the Game and how Futsal should be played.
The 6-hour FAW Revalidation Conference, the showpiece of our regional foundation calendar is delivered annually within all 6 of our area associations across Wales, provides candidates with an opportunity to gain an insight into the development of our national game and attain further information and practical examples via a guest speaker.
This will count towards your CPD hours to support revalidation of your level 1 and 2 awards, all conferences are Free of Charge to attend.
The FAW Performance Analysis Conference is a one-day event held at Dragon Park. The conference is aimed at analysts of all levels, aspiring analysts or coaches with a special interest in analysis. The content of this year’s conference includes: Developing the player learning environment; Integration into a new management team; The coach-analyst relationship of the future; Club v Country - comparing the role of the analyst; Facing Manchester City – a tactical analysis; The analyst abroad. A great opportunity to learn and network.