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This course provides a basic introduction to leadership skills required when involved in football. 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 & 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. 


Course Content

Introduction to the Course Course contentHow to get involved in FootballGetting 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, Preparing to referee Whistle techniques & and introduction to Ball In, Ball Out, Safety of the Players and Re-starts to the Game

Helping with a Team- Preparing for the gameWarm-up prior to the gameOrganising and Managing players expectations

Different Football Events- An introduction to three different formats of competitionUsing these in a practical setting

Practical 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).