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Online Courses

Football courses on the internet with FA Learning

Why not supplement your football knowledge with an Online course? You can start at any time, and complete the course in your own time.

In order to run our online courses, you will need:

  • A non-networked PC with Internet Explorer
  • Update 21 (or later) of the Java programme to record your scores
  • You will also need the latest Flash player.

To access the courses, click here to register, or here to login.

The majority of courses include a certificate delivered direct to your door.

Courses on offer (click for further details):

Online Modules : Free Courses : Package Learning


Online Modules


Online Fitness in Football Level 1

FA Learning's first fitness based online qualification. The course is designed to make sure all coaches, players, parents and other interested participants have the skills and understanding to ensure they can maximise their fitness and enjoyment of the game.

Online Psychology for Football Level 1

FA Learning's first online qualification has now been running for over 5 years. The course is designed to help coaches and parents to understand the developmental needs of young players as well as how different children learn key football skills and what motivates them to continue playing. This course leads into the National Psychology Courses (more information here).

Online Planning, Preparing and Evaluating Coaching Sessions

Learn how to get the most out of the limited time coaches have with players in non-match situations with this course. Learn how to create motivating and enjoyable training sessions in a safe environment.

Online Coaching Children

FA Learning's first online course designed to increase understanding and provide practical advice to all those coaches and parents involved in coaching young players.

Online Running a Club - Club Administration

FA Learning's first online course providing practical advice and support to the thousands of volunteers involved in the administrative tasks of running grassroots football clubs.

Online Soccer Camp Coaches Course

Looking to get in to the soccer camp industry? Want to learn more about what to expect in a soccer camp environment, what parents expect and what the children expect of their coach? This new and exciting online course is a must for any aspiring soccer camp coach.

Online Player and Match Analysis

This course will help coaches of all levels and all abilities understand how to read the game.


Free Courses


FA Respect Guide for Parents and Carers

All too often, over enthusiastic parents and carers can take the fun out of football for children by getting too hot under the collar. The Respect online parents and carers guide offers advice on how to display positive behaviour when coaching, watching and supporting Mini-Soccer and youth football.

Introduction to Equality and Diversity for Level 1 Students

This course will offer you a comprehensive introduction to the issues and barriers facing many people wishing to participate in football and how they can be lowered to allow Football For All! The Introduction to Equality and Diversity is a requirement for Level 1 Students. To register for the course, click here, or if you have an online course login (not the same as your FAN) click here.

Online Laws of the Game - Free Course

A great course for aspiring referees, but also useful for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of the laws within football. A better understanding of all the rules can increase enjoyment for coaches, players, fans and referees alike.

Online Futsal Laws of the Game - Free Course

Learn the Laws of Futsal online today. Futsal is the small-sided game recognised by the governing bodies of FIFA and UEFA. Enrol today to learn more about this exciting new version of the small sided game.


Package Learning

StEP 1: NEW online package ideal for level one coaches

This is an innovative support resource for all involved in coaching, playing or running teams of young players. This new online StEP package combines five of the excellent FA online courses to help run and develop your team, players and club: Running a Club, Coaching Children, Laws of the Game, Futsal and Soccer Camp Coach.

Level 1 Coaches Support Package for FA Exercise Science Students

This new discounted package has been designed for all existing FA exercise science students and combines the best of FA Learning's online courses. The package includes access to five online courses (excluding the online fitness course) and is ideal for Exercise Science students.

Level 1 Coaches Support Package for FA Psychology Students

This discounted package has been designed for all psychology students and combines the best of FA Learning's online courses and written resources. The package includes access to five online courses, excluding the online psychology course.

All course packages also include a copy of the FA Coaches journal – Insight.


To access the courses, click here to register, or here to login.


If you have any problems with the courses, have a look at our FAQs, click here.