FA Licensed Coaches Club

Raise the standards for your players.

Licensed to Coach

The FA Licensed Coaches' Club is leading the way in supporting and developing coaches, providing professional recognition at level.

To sign up to become a member you will need the following:

  • FA Level 1 in Coaching Football or above
  • Criminal Record Checks (CRC) for those working with children

  • FA Safeguarding Certificate - In date with in 3 years

  • FA Emergency Aid certificate - In date with in 3 years

Membership is free for the 2017-18 season

  • Official FA Coaching Licence ID card
  • 20% Off FA Learning National Courses

  • Free ballot to win two tickets for England home matches

  • Access to new online CPD courses and FREE local accredited CPD training events

  • Access to The FA Licensed Coaches’ Club, members only, website

  • Discounts off Wembley Stadium Tours and accommodation at the Hilton St George’s Park

  • Access to official FA Licensed Coach clothing range on The FA Coach Store

  • Competitive group rates for Personal Accident and Civil Liability Insurance

How can coaches join The FA Licensed Coaches Club?


If you have any questions email: Education@thefa.com


How do I Sign into The FA Licensed Coaches Club?



How do I maintain my FA Coaching License?

Continuous Development Programme (CPD) hours for FA Level 1 & 2 coaching qualification holders will no longer be a requirement to become an FA Licensed Coaches' Club member. You will however still need to maintain an in date CRC, FA Safeguarding certificate and FA Emergency Aid certificate. Please note the CPD hours for FA Level 3-5 learners will remain a requirement.


CPD free County FA events

Click Here to view a list of events- These events will be titled 'FALCC CPD....'


CPD free online courses

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Alternatively, if you are looking to access some great coaching insight, guidance, tips and features, why not check out

The Boot Room

The FA’s official coaching magazine. This popular resource is published monthly and features articles by coaches from The FA, grassroots football and professional club academies. While it may not contribute directly to your CPD hours, it certainly makes for an interesting, educational and enjoyable read.

Another great resource is The FA Coaching Community powered by Hive - our new coaching social media and community platform. Free to join, it brings thousands of coaches from across the game and the country together to enjoy great coaching content and engage in discussion. Registering takes a matter of minutes and once you’re in you’ll have access to even more coaching insight articles, interviews and top tips. To sign up, visit www.hivelearning.com/thefa