UEFA B application 2019/20

This internationally recognised qualification develops the core principles of the England DNA that relate to – How We Coach, How We Play, How We Support and The Future Player.

It will help you refine your own beliefs, values and coaching/playing philosophy while supporting you to develop your players, units and team.

We will ask you to look at the players you work with and explore how you can help develop them through designing practices that meet their technical and tactical, physical, psychological and social needs. We will also help you to understand the demands of the game and how to meet the needs of players as they build a deeper understanding of their various roles and responsibilities within the team.

It will help you to reflect on, realise the impact of, and justify the decisions you make, whilst encouraging a long-term view of player development that links to player performance.


Pre-requisites for registering your application:


FA Level 2 in Coaching Football

Must be at least 16 years of age

Be able to effectively communicate in English

Must actively be coaching a team, with regular access to both training and match day opportunities.


Who is it for?

Active coaches working in the 11v11, 9v9 or 7v7 game within competition structures.

Must not be serving a football suspension at the time of submitting the application or starting the course.

*Please note that this will be verified by CFA

Please note where demand is high course acceptance will be based on the following priorities:

  • Coaches actively coaching within Leicestershire and Rutland
  • Working in the adult/youth 11v11 game with an FA Youth Award
  • Working in the adult/youth 11v11 game with an FA Youth Award Module 3
  • Working in the adult/youth 11v11 game
  • Working in the youth 9v9 game with an FA Youth Award
  • Working in the youth 9v9 game with an FA Youth Award Module 3
  • Working in the youth 9v9 game
  • Working in the youth 7v7 game with an FA Youth Award
  • Working in the youth 7v7 game with an FA Youth Award Module 3
  • Working in the youth 7v7 game

*Please note all teams/age groups that applicants declare they are coaching with will be verified by LRCFA through the WGS. 


Pre-requisites for certification of the course

In date FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football (launching on 1 August 2017, currently known as FA Emergency Aid)

•In date FA Safeguarding Certificate

•Full attendance

•Successful completion of course project


Learning Programme

•4 Blocks of delivery (3 days, 2 days, 2 days, 2 days)

•9 Days of delivery (split into 18 Workshops)

•3 in-situ visits situated between Blocks 1-2, 2-3, 3-4

•Please note that in-situ support visits must only be conducted face-to-face, in England


Assessment Strategy

To be awarded the qualification you must:

•Complete the pre-course e-learning module

•Attend all four blocks of learning, inclusive of 18 face-to-face Workshops

•Complete an 18 game project based around your own players and club environment - Please note that this is reduced to a 12 game project for those that already hold the full FA Youth Award

•A 30 minute presentation of your project, which will include a Q&A session with tutors and colleagues



Delivered over the course of a season (9-12 months)


Course Dates

Introduction Day @ Judgemeadow CC, Marydene Drive, LEICS. LE5 6HP

Saturday 15th September 2018 09.00-17.00

Block 1 @ Rawlins Academy, Loughborough Road, Quorn, Loughborough, LEICS. LE12 8DY

Friday 19th October 2018 18.00-21.30

Saturday 20th October 2018 09.00-18.00

Sunday 21st October 2018 09.00-18.00

Block 2 @ Moat Community College Maidstone Road Leicester, LEICS. LE2 0TU

Saturday 19th January 2019 09.00-18.00

Sunday 20th January 2019 09.00-18.00

Block 3 @ Wreake Valley Academy, Parkston Road, Syston, LEICS. LE7 1LY

Saturday 13th April 2019 09.00-18.00

Sunday 14th April 2019 09.00-18.00

Block 4 @ Brockington College, Blaby Road, Enderby, LEICS. LE19 4AQ

Saturday 6th July 2019 09.00-18.00

Sunday 7th July 2019 09.00-18.00


100% Attendance is required in order to be certificated for this course. LRCFA have a no transfer policy so please ensure you can attend all dates before submitting your Application.


The pricing structure will be as per below:

£600.00 for the full course for coaches in Leicestershire and Rutland who are at a Charter Standard club (the club name will need to be provided for verification).

£800.00 for the full course for coaches outside of Leicestershire and Rutland or for those who are at a Non-Charter Standard club.

This amount must be paid in full before the course begins.


The Application deadline is Friday 27th July 2018. Applications will not be able to be made nor will be accepted by this point.

All applicants will be contacted by Friday 24th August 2018 to be informed if they have been successful/unsuccessful.

*If Applicants apply more than once only the first application will be considered. The applications are evaluated on the learners pre-requisites (if there is a high demand this will go along the priorities noted above) and quality of application on this form ONLY. Any other evidence/CV's/recommendations that are received by CFA not through this form will be discounted and will not go towards your application .*