Course Calendar

International Award

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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Online Only 04-12-2020 - 149.99 Apply

FAW Goalkeepers Award

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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Newtown AFC 08-09-2019 09:30am-04:30pm 85.00 Apply
Bala Town FC 13-10-2019 09:30am-04:30pm 85.00 Apply
Dragon Park 22-09-2019 9.30am-4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Pembroke Leisure Centre 04-08-2019 9.30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay 27-10-2019 9:30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Bridgend College 17-11-2019 9.30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Carmarthen Town AFC 08-03-2020 9.30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Aberystwyth Town FC 15-03-2020 9.30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 05-04-2020 9.30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply
Dragon Park 26-04-2020 9.30am - 4.30pm 85.00 Apply

FAW/UEFA B Licence Re -Assessment Day

Please be reminded a candidate who fails an assessment may repeat it. However, no failed assessments may be repeated more than twice. Assessment topics will be allocated and sent via email 14 Working days prior

Venue Date Time Cost  
Pen Y Bont Football Club 05-08-2019 9-12 75.00 Apply
Carmarthen Town AFC 07-10-2019 18:00-210:0 75.00 Apply
Connahs Quay Football Club 14-10-2019 1500-1800 75.00 Apply
Connahs Quay Football Club 12-08-2019 15:00-18:00 75.00 Apply
Pen Y Bont Football Club 25-11-2019 09:00-12:00 75.00 Apply
Connahs Quay Football Club 02-12-2019 15:00-18:00 75.00 Apply

FAW Safeguarding Award

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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Liberty Stadium, Swansea 22-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Chepstow Leisure Centre 23-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Prestatyn Leisure Centre 24-07-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Brecon Leisure Centre 24-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Argoed Sports Ground, Mynydd Isa 25-07-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Pen Y Bont Football Club 30-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Cwmbran Stadium 01-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Phoenix Centre Fishguard 05-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Merthyr Town FC 07-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay 08-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Abergavenny Leisure Centre 08-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 12-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Sobell Leisure Centre 15-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Glyndwr University 15-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
The Business Centre (Barry) 20-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Carmarthen Leisure Centre 21-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Cardiff City Stadium 26-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Ton & Gelli Community Centre 27-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Liberty Stadium, Swansea 28-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Argoed Sports Ground, Mynydd Isa 29-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Pembroke Leisure Centre 29-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 29-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Newtown AFC 05-09-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Ysgol Bro Teifi 12-09-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Victoria Stadium 21-09-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Aberystwyth Town FC 22-10-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply

FAW First Aid Award

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

Venue Date Time Cost  
Dragon Park 22-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Brecon Leisure Centre 23-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Glyndwr University 23-07-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 24-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Llanelli Leisure Centre 25-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Llanidloes Town Football Club 28-07-2019 10am - 1pm 35.00 Apply
Liberty Stadium, Swansea 29-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Merthyr Town FC 30-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 30-07-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Cardiff City Stadium 31-07-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Abergavenny Leisure Centre 01-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
The Business Centre (Barry) 05-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Haverfordwest Leisure Centre 06-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Pembroke Leisure Centre 07-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Ebbw Vale Sports Centre 08-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Morriston Leisure Centre 12-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Cardiff City Stadium 12-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Argoed Sports Ground, Mynydd Isa 13-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 13-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Abertillery Learning Action Centre 13-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Phoenix Community Centre Fishguard 14-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Merthyr Town FC 15-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Baglan Boys & Girls Club 19-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Cwmbran Stadium 19-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Plas Arthur Leisure Centre 20-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Sobell Leisure Centre 20-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay 20-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Sobell Leisure Centre 20-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Prestatyn Leisure Centre 21-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 21-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Carmarthen Leisure Centre 22-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Glyndwr University 27-08-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Pen Y Bont Football Club 27-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Cardiff City Stadium 28-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Liberty Stadium, Swansea 29-08-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Newtown AFC 17-09-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Victoria Stadium 20-09-2019 6.30pm - 9.30pm 35.00 Apply
Ysgol Bro Teifi 24-09-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply
Aberystwyth Town FC 08-10-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 35.00 Apply

Level 1 Revalidation Workshops

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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Baglan Boys & Girls Club 25-07-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Airbus UK FC 19-08-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Holyhead Hotspurs FC 04-09-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 11-09-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Aberystwyth Town FC 26-09-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Fishguard Leisure Centre 26-09-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 01-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
St Cyres High School 02-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Porthmadog Football Club 08-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Carmarthen Leisure Centre 10-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Carmarthen Leisure Centre 10-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Llandrillo College 14-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Ebbw Vale Sports Centre 21-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 31-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 31-10-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Merthyr Town FC 06-11-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Pembroke Leisure Centre 11-11-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Garden Village AFC 12-11-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Llanwern High School 14-11-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Brecon Leisure Centre 19-11-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Cardiff University, Llanrumney Site 05-12-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Baglan Boys & Girls Club 09-12-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 10-12-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply
Plas Arthur Leisure Centre 12-12-2019 6.00pm - 9.00pm 0.00 Apply

FAW Football Leaders Award

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).

Venue Date Time Cost  
Plas Arthur Leisure Centre 28-07-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 85.00 Apply
Ysgol Maes Gwendraeth 28-07-2019 9.00 am - 5.00 pm 85.00 Apply
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff 03-08-2019 9.00am - 5.00pm 85.00 Apply
Haverfordwest County AFC 04-08-2019 9.00 am - 5.00 pm 85.00 Apply
Brecon Leisure Centre 04-08-2019 9.00am - 5.00pm 85.00 Apply
Cwmbran Stadium 11-08-2019 9.00 am - 5.00 pm 85.00 Apply
Fishguard Leisure Centre 11-08-2019 9.00 am - 5.00 pm 85.00 Apply
Ebbw Vale Sports Centre 17-08-2019 9.00am - 5.00pm 85.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 18-08-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 85.00 Apply
Abertillery Sports Centre 18-08-2019 9.00am - 5.00pm 85.00 Apply
Morriston Leisure Centre 18-08-2019 9.00am - 5.00pm 85.00 Apply
Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay 25-08-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 85.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 25-08-2019 9:00am -5:00pm 85.00 Apply
Newtown AFC 08-09-2019 9am - 5pm 85.00 Apply
Victoria Stadium 21-09-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 85.00 Apply
Ysgol Bro Teifi 22-09-2019 9am - 5pm 85.00 Apply
Aberystwyth Town FC 13-10-2019 9am - 5pm 85.00 Apply

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 candidatesâ 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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Carmarthen Leisure Centre 04-08-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 11-08-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 11-08-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
Dragon Park 18-08-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay 01-09-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 07-09-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
Merthyr Town FC 15-09-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
Cardiff Met University 17-10-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 300.00 Apply
Newtown AFC & Aberystwyth Town FC 26-10-2019 9.00am - 5.00pm 300.00 Apply

FAW C Certificate Goalkeepers

Continue on our Coach Education pathway with our 4 day FAW âCâ Certificate, Coaching Goalkeepers course. This course will aid your ability to plan, prepare, deliver and reflect on coaching sessions. You will be supported through practical and theoretical work as well as on course mentoring sessions and distance learning specifically for the development of Goalkeepers. The FAW Trust reserves the right to refuse any applicant access to the FAW C Certificate Programme if the applicant does not meet the required criteria.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Carmarthen Town AFC 06-09-2019 x4 Days 300.00 Apply
Dragon Park 25-10-2019 x4 Days 300.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 29-11-2019 x4 Days 300.00 Apply
Carmarthen Town AFC 10-06-2020 x4 Days 300.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 17-07-2020 x4 Days 300.00 Apply

FAW B Licence Coaching Goalkeepers

Our FAW B Licence, Coaching Goalkeepers Course (Level Three), follows on from our FAW C Certificate Coaching Goalkeepers (Level Two) course. This course will support your development in game understanding and tactical knowledge within a combination of practical sessions and theoretical modules discussed both on course and through online modules. The course is made up of seven contact days, which will be supported with post contact day tasks and sessions to be completed in addition to an on course FAW Coaching Assessment. If coaching at a club in Wales you will not need to complete an outfield qualification up to this point. However, for those working within a club audited by the Elite Player Performance Pathway (EPPP) system, an FAW/UEFA B Licence will also need to be completed to meet EPPP requirements. The FAW Trust reserves the right to refuse any applicant access to the FAW C Certificate Programme if the applicant does not meet the required criteria.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Carmarthen Town AFC 13-09-2019 x7 Days 900.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 27-09-2019 x7 Days 900.00 Apply

FAW Grassroots Coaching Conference

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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Victoria Stadium 22-09-2019 9.00am - 4.00pm 0.00 Apply
Newtown AFC 29-09-2019 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply
University of South Wales Sport Park, Treforest 03-11-2019 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 01-12-2019 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply
Coleg Sir Gar 02-02-2020 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply
Colliers Park Training Ground 29-03-2020 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply
Dragon Park 31-05-2020 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply
Newtown AFC 27-09-2020 9.00am - 4.30pm 0.00 Apply

FAW Futsal Award

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.

Venue Date Time Cost  
Bangor University - Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre 17-10-2019 6:30pm - 9:30pm 65.00 Apply

FAW C Certificate (Intensive)

The FAW C Certificate, Intensive course is aimed at Welsh Coaches or Coaches that currently hold FAW Qualifications that are coaching abroad. Delivered over a period of five contacts and two off course mentoring sessions, educating candidates across the key requirements of modern football and developing your ability to plan, prepare, deliver and reflect on coaching sessions as we explore the principles of play and the development of skill acquisition within our players. Coaches will complete online modules and coursework throughout the course and be expected to deliver practical sessions, both on and off course. However, there is no formal assessment. All completed applications will be reviewed by the Coach Education Admissions Panel, Places are limited to x24. For further information please contact [email protected]

Venue Date Time Cost  
Coleg Cambria 21-10-2019 9:00am - 5:00pm 400.00 Apply