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Our business is football.

At Oceania Football Confederation, we’re investing in the futures of our players, coaches and leaders.

The OFC Education Centre is a ground-breaking new initiative developed by Oceania Football Confederation to grow the game and build towards the objectives of the OFC Strategic Plan.

The Oceania-wide programme will provide each member association with an educational institute where participants can share knowledge, skills and experiences.

Participants will receive OFC-recognised training and qualification in coaching, refereeing, sport administration and management, sport medicine and fitness, high performance and elite development, club management and development and event management.

The curriculum for each topic is be divided into four levels: foundation courses, certification courses, licencing courses and refresher courses.

Participants will gain regionally-recognised accreditation as they progress through the levels.

Following the introduction to a topic through the foundation course, participants will continue to the MA-delivered course to become certified in that topic. The participant will then continue to the OFC-delivered course to receive their regional recognised licence.

By aligning all courses across all member associations, OFC can provide a more comprehensive strategy for the future, a clear pathway for participants and qualification which is transferrable across OFC’s 11 member associations.

By training locally-based instructors to deliver the courses in their member associations, OFC is empowering leaders to contribute to the development of football in their home nations and communities.

Through centralised training of instructors and local implementation, the OFC Education Centre aims to:

Offer educational hubs and resources for the development of careers in football.

Upskill local volunteers to develop football in their communities

Encourage and guide players, coaches and volunteers to improve their abilities.

Provide a sustainable Oceania-wide educational network.

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OFC Champions League 2018 Qualifier

January 20 - May 20

Qualifier - American Samoa  

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OFC Champions League 2018

February 10 - May 20

 

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Certificat Federal Football 1 (CFF1) – Avril 24th – 27th

April 24 - April 27
Federation Caledonienne de Football, bis 98830, Avenue Antoine Becquerel
Dumbéa,

Duration: 24 hours Aim/s: To assist participants (coaches, teachers, parents or volunteers) to improve their knowledge and competency in relation to technical and tactical demands of the game for senior football. Prerequisite/s: Participants must be 18 years of age or over and currently involved in senior football as a coach, coordinator or volunteer or looking to get involved in the near future. Overview: The content of this course is flexible and will be designed in consultation with the member association’s…

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Introduction à l’administration – Mai 10th – 12th

May 10 - May 12
Federation Caledonienne de Football, bis 98830, Avenue Antoine Becquerel
Dumbéa,

Coming in 2018  

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OFC Futsal Licence C Senior – June 4th – 8th

June 4 - June 8
Federation Caledonienne de Football, bis 98830, Avenue Antoine Becquerel
Dumbéa,
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OFC Futsal Licence C Senior – June 4th – 8th

June 4 - June 8
Federation Caledonienne de Football, bis 98830, Avenue Antoine Becquerel
Dumbéa,

Duration: 40 hours minimum plus pre/post course tasks Aim/s: To develop participants’ ability to plan, prepare, conduct and evaluate appropriate coaching sessions underpinned by an understanding of basic and general principles of the game. To provide coaches with the knowledge and understanding of the demands of the game for players 19 years old and over. Prerequisites: Participants must have completed MA Senior Certificate while demonstrating ability to coach futsal at senior level. Candidates will receive a pre-course task three weeks…

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OFC Licence C Jeunes / Certificat Football Federal 2 (U13-U15) (CFF2) – Juin 18th – 22nd

June 18 - June 22
Federation Caledonienne de Football, bis 98830, Avenue Antoine Becquerel
Dumbéa,

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. Overview: The course focuses on the following coach competences: Football Leadership…

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OFC Licence C Garden Jeunes / Entrainement – juillet 9th – 13th

July 9 - July 13

OFC Licence C Garden Jeunes / Entrainement - juillet 9th - 13th

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OFC U-19 Championship 2018

August 5 - August 18
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OFC Licence B Senior / Brevet Moniteur Football partie 1-Août 6th – 13th

August 6 @ 8 h 00 min - August 13 @ 17 h 00 min NZST
Federation Caledonienne de Football, bis 98830, Avenue Antoine Becquerel
Dumbéa,

Duration: 130 hours minimum plus pre/post course tasks. Aim/s: To develop the knowledge of participants in relation to the advanced skills required within the modern game context. To build upon the OFC C Licence qualifications which have developed the ability to Plan, prepare, conduct and evaluate appropriate coaching sessions underpinned by an understanding of basic and general principles of the game. Prerequisite/s: Applicants are required to hold a valid OFC C Senior Licence (Advanced Pass), and be actively coaching senior…

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