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What are the pre-requisites for applying for The FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football?

In order to apply for The FA Level 4 (UEFA A) in Coaching Football you must have completed The FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football. 

Priority will be given to coaches who are living and working in England. During the selection process priority will then be given to full-time coaches within the senior professional male and female game, then to those who need the qualification as part of EPPP or women's game league requirements. Part time academy coaches will be considered also based on their current situation, and to full time coaches outside the professional game. FA staff will be considered if the qualification is relevant to their role. Overseas coaches will be considered if places are available.

As part of the application process, learners will be required to complete an online application form and submit the following documents within the application window: 

1. Coaching CV

2. Evidence of achievement at UEFA B (certificate, UEFA B action plan optional)

3. A letter of recommendation from appropriate personal (this could include, WHPFC CDO's, the PFA, Academy Managers, Heads of Coaching, General Managers, CEO of club, first team managers, Chairman etc.)

4. Where appropriate provide their Individual Coach Development Plan

Any additional documents that you think may be suitable are welcome.

Please be aware we will be contacting your Academy Manager or Head of Coaching to verify your role at the club and the details contained in your application.

Please note, pre-requisites are subject to change each season; any changes will be released in the next application window.

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