Grassroots Football Certificate (Discovery Phase)

This course is of three hours duration and is aimed at beginner coaches and teachers of players up to 9 years of age. It is designed to give them a basic understanding of their role and to provide them with practical ideas for training sessions.

Course Objectives and Outcomes

After attending this course the coach will have a basic understanding of:

  • What kids’ coaching is about
  • What kind of activities to provide at training sessions
  • How to put together the content of a kids’ training session

Course Content

The course centres on the FFA publication ‘Coaching Grassroots Football’, which each participant receives free of charge when attending this course. Participants will be shown a range of practices from the book and will be able to use the book as an ongoing coaching resource.


Minimum age 15 years old

Candidate Assessment

There is no assessment component on this course. It is an ‘attendance-only’ course.

Accreditation Award

Participants who attend the whole three-hour course will receive an FFA Certificate, and will be recorded on the FFA database as having attended.

Course Fees


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