Courses and Resources
FA Bootroom – coaching courses, guides, sessions
FA Learning YouTube channel has launched as part of Football’s Staying Home; offering coaches and learners a new way to keep learning while staying safe and staying home. Visit the channel by clicking here
Register your interest for the FA PLAYMAKER
A new entry-level football course for volunteers in the grassroots game open to anyone aged 14 or over. It’s completely free, all online, and requires no previous football experience or qualifications to join. Click here for more.
How can you use The FA Respect programme to set up a positive season
We are delighted to be able to offer the suite of Club Matters workshops for delivery online! The workshops will run for a maximum of 2 hours and we have relaxed the number of delegates required to run a workshop to 4. This number should include a minimum of 2 different clubs with a maximum of 12 delegates per workshop.
The workshop request form can be found here. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions prior to submitting your request. The online virtual workshops will be available until the end of June 2020 and we are continually reviewing the offer in light of COVID-19.
In addition, we have three open workshops available to clubs and volunteers. Dates can be found below:
• Planning for Your Future: Thursday 30th April 2020 (6.30-8.30pm)
• Introduction to Legal Structures: Wednesday 6th May 2020 (6.30-8.30pm)
• Leadership Teams: Tuesday 12th May 2020 (6.30-8.30pm)
Please encourage clubs, organisations and volunteers to take advantage of these free workshops by booking on here. Further open workshops will be organised should demand exist.
Please contact us via email@example.com should you have any questions and we will be happy to help.
Also from Club Matters
Keeping your Club & Organisation Running
From physical infrastructure, to making sure your committee is still functioning, there are lots of things that can be done during this time to ensure that your club can keep running or keep it in the best position possible. We have produced a series of resources and toolkits to guide you through what you may need to do.
The FA Safeguarding for Committee Members
The FA Introduction to Safeguarding (for under 16s)
The FA Guide to Safeguarding Adults
Online Safeguarding Children recertification
Launching on Twitter - a dedicated safeguarding hour
Changes in legislation and the current lockdown will pose a challenge for any safeguarding champions. So every Wednesday the Ann Craft Trust will host a dedicated safeguarding hour on Twitter. This is an opportunity to ask questions and get the support from the wider safeguarding community online.
Twitter Safeguarding Hour
12.00noon - 1.00pm
Tag your question with #ACTSafeguardingHour