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Irish FA’s Coaching Disabled Footballers Award Level 2

Irish FA’s Coaching Disabled Footballers Award Level 2

Course Entrance Requirements:
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age. Candidates should have also completed the Irish FA Level 1 Coaching Disabled Footballers Award AND the Irish FA National Coaching Certificate (formerly Level 1) before applying for this course.

Course Outline:
This coaching award is aimed at coaches already working with or intending to work with players with a disability. This course is a mixture of theoretical modules and practical sessions where candidates will gain experience working with players with various disabilities.

The course looks at adapting coaching techniques when working with players with a learning disability, physical disability or sensory impairment. There is also a module on the benefits of fundamental and movement skill training for the various disability groups.

This is a detailed course that also takes into consideration the playing, competitive and representative opportunities for players with various impairments and how rules are adapted for the benefit of the games in each disability group.

The course is fifteen hours in length; however, participants will be required to work for an additional ten hours with disabled players upon completion of the course. A log book of session plans, considerations and evaluation will have to be submitted and assessed before certification. Guidance for completion of this part of the course will be given by course tutors. Participants receive a certificate and coaching resources on completion.

Candidates should bring appropriate clothing and footwear for indoor and outdoor practical sessions. Candidates should also bring writing materials.

Class name Region Venue Date Time Cost    
Irish FA CDFA Level 2 Orchard Building, Stranmillis Aug 2024 Belfast Stranmillis College 02/08/2024 - 03/08/2024 See More Info £150.00
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