Guide to CPD

CPD / In-Service

Learning and development is an active, continuous process.

It's a journey that never ends...

...and one that is shaped by experiences and learning opportunities gathered anywhere, anytime.

To support your journey, The FA provides a range of learning opportunities for you to engage with. From events in your region to online resources to in-situ mentoring, you can access the development support that will make the biggest impact to you and your role.

Upcoming CPD Events

2019/20 CPD EVENTS

Date: Wednesday 21st August 2019
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Open to: Everyone
Venue: Oxfordshire FA HQ, Unit 4, Witan Park, Avenue 2, Station Lane, Witney, OX28 4FH

Linked to the England DNA, this session will look at the benefits of developing a coaching programme for you and your team, the areas you may include depending on the age group and ability of your players and the periods of time that you should consider for areas of focus.


Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Open to: Everyone
Venue: Chinnor Community Pavilion, The Playing Fields, Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4PU
Cost: FREE

The session will address goalkeeping specific information that can be easily transferred to outfield sessions. The practical session will show how to use the goalkeeper to support outcomes with their own technical aspects.


Date: Monday 11 November 2019
Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Open to: Everyone
Venue: Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Oxford, OX3 7QH
Cost: FREE

This session will look at counter attacking; both attacking and defensive elements within the game of futsal. In additional there will be a focus on finishing.



Frequently asked questions about CPD events and additional learning.

If you're an FA Level 1 or 2 learner, continuous professional development hours are optional and so there is no longer a requirement for licensing .

If you're a UEFA qualified coach, however, you are required to complete 15 hours of CPD every three years to maintain your licence, which The FA recommends is best achieved by completing 5 hours per season.

Absolutely. The FA runs events all over the country and for all levels. To explore events please visit the national CPD events page.

Get In Touch

For more information on CPD events, contact James Shiplee 

By Phone: 01993 894405
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:

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