Duration: 40 hours plus pre/post course tasks.
Aim/s: To enhance participants knowledge of the game and improve their understanding of player development with a specific focus on the Youth development phase (13 – 16 years old).
Prerequisite/s: Participants must be 18 years of age or over, involved in grassroots and/or youth football, and have completed MA Grassroots and Youth Certificates while demonstrating ability to coach players at youth level.
The course focuses on the following coach competences:
through a learning programme that consists of:
Attendance: A participant is required in principle to attend 100% of the course.
Course instructor/s: Must be OFC accredited instructor/s and comply with instructor guidelines as per the OFC Convention.
Deliberate practice and mentoring:
Licence validity: 4 years
Languages: As per OFC Statute 1, Article 4 the official languages of OFC are English and French, however OFC encourages members to conduct courses in their native language/s.