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What are the pre-requistes 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 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 submit:

  • Coaching CV
  • Evidence of achievement at UEFA B (certificate, UEFA B action plan optional)
  • Where appropriate provide their Individual Coach Development Plan


Any additional letters of recommendation from appropriate personnel (this could include FA Youth Coach Developers, FA National Coach Developers, the PFA, Academy Managers, Heads of Coaching etc.) are welcome. The Learner will also need to provide a copy of their individual coach development plan (Where Appropriate).



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