The course will primarily introduce 4 areas: Assisting Football Activity Sessions, An Introduction to Refereeing, Helping with a Team & Different Football Events - in addition to these areas, Respect. Promoting the Game and Developing the Game will be embedded during the Guided Learning Hours.
Course Aims & Objectives
To provide learners with an introduction to Leadership skills that may be used within the game and beyond. In the first instance the young leaders should be supported by more experienced and qualified people within the game to support their development.
Introduction to the Course
- Course Content
- How to get Involved in Football
- Getting Involved & Helping those Involved to 'Get Better'
Assisting Football Activity Sessions
- Creating a Safe Learning Environment
- Organising Games
- Introduction to the basics of FUNdamentals
An Introduction to Refereeing
- Prepare to Referee
- Whistle techniques & an introduction to Ball In, Ball Out
- Safety of the Players and Re-Starts to the Game
Helping with a Team
- Preparing for the Game
- Warm-up prior to the Game
- Organising and Managing players expectations
Different Football Events
- An introduction to three different formats of competition
- Using these in a practical setting
Pratical Involvement - Candidates will be encouraged to participate practically to maximise their opportunities for learning (however inability to participate will not prevent successful completion of the award).
Prior to certification, candidates are required to:
- Be at least 12 years of age
- 6 Guided Learning Hours
- 4 Notional Learning Hours
All workbook tasks must be completed and evidenced documentation of the students 4 hours of voluntary work experience completed and verified by the Teacher / Tutor.
As part of the course criteria candidates will be required to complete 4 hours volunteering (Guided Learning) within an appropriate football organisation e.g. Club or School.
Evidence of this volunteering is needed for JFL certification.