The Oceania Football Confederation launched its new online learning platform OFC Learn in 2021, which will revolutionise the way people learn across Oceania and in other regions around the world.

Funded by UEFA Assist – UEFA’s programme to support other Confederations and their Member Associations – OFC Learn aims to create a community of learners. 

OFC Learn (which can be accessed at: will offer different educational resources such as online courses, webinars, a library of articles and community groups to share examples of good practice. 

The launch of the first phase, which will have content added to it on a regular basis, focuses on referee and coach education materials, with OFC Member Associations having access to online courses and informative articles free of charge.  


The Oceania Football Confederation coach education philosophy is:

“To develop high performers, by providing experiences which challenge and individual’s mindset and skillset, while preparing coaches to be better adapted to new experiences.”

The philosophy is brought to life by focusing on the following principles:

  • Accessibility
  • Ownership
  • Awareness
  • Responsibility
  • Holistic learning
  • Interactivity
  • Promoting continuous development

Courses available

The OFC Education Centre, in collaboration with its member associations, offers a range of foundation, certificate and licence courses in the following football categories:

Introduction to Goalkeeping
Introduction to Futsal
Introduction to Beach Soccer
Introduction to Sports Medicine
Introduction to Refereeing
Introduction to Administration

Grassroots Certificate
Youth Certificate
Senior Certificate

Goalkeeping Certificate

Youth Futsal Certificate
Senior Futsal Certificate

Beach Soccer
Beach Soccer Certificate

Refereeing Certificate
Refereeing Instructor Certificate

Coach Educator
Coach Educator Certificate

Administration Certificate

Sports Medicine
Sports Medicine Level 1 Certificate
Sports Medicine Level 2 Certificate

OFC Youth C Licence
OFC Senior C Licence
OFC Youth B Licence
OFC Senior B Licence
OFC A Licence

OFC Goalkeeping C Licence
OFC Youth Goalkeeping B Licence

OFC Youth Futsal C Licence
OFC Senior Futsal C Licence
OFC Futsal B Licence

OFC Refereeing Licence Level 1
OFC Refereeing Licence Level 2
OFC Refereeing Licence Level 3
OFC Refereeing Instructor Licence Level 1
OFC Refereeing Instructor Licence Level 2
OFC Refereeing Instructor Licence Level 3
OFC Refereeing Assessor Licence Level 1
OFC Refereeing Assessor Licence Level 2
OFC Refereeing Assessor Licence Level 3

Coaching Workshop
Player Workshop
Club Workshop
Volunteer Workshop
Coach Educator Workshop