For those holding an accredited FFA/AFC ‘B’ Licence or recognised equivalent qualification this course sets out to educate candidates 18 years of age and older focusing on the 11 v 11 aspects of the game to apply the National Curriculum holistically to develop Semi Professional, State, and Institute/Academy and National Youth League teams.
To understand and utilise the Coach Expertise Model, in the improvement of the Performance Phase, Building Blocks and develop the key coaching competencies of Training, Match and Management.
On completion of the course, successful candidates should demonstrate knowledge and competence in the following:
- The National Football Curriculum
- The Objectives and Structure of Football
- Have developed and articulated their Philosophy and Vision
- Developed and articulated a Team Model
- Apply the Coach Expertise Model
- Analyse Football and be aware of a variety of Team Models, Styles, tactics and Strategies
- Plan, Prepare, Conduct and Evaluate Training
- The Management of Self and Others
- Complete a Season Periodisation Plan
The course is the third step on the FFA pathway to become a professional coach. Needless to say if you have completed your FFA/AFC ‘C’ & ‘B’ License’s in Australia you will be familiar with all elements of the National Curriculum, The FFA Team Model and the Coach Expertise Model.
However, if the ‘A’ Licence is the first course you have taken with the FFA or the first course recently, then you need to become familiar with the FFA course content.