Coaching Standards

As a club, each volunteer or coach must have completed the following qualifications in order to work with children, to maintain our high standard of coaching at Wellesbourne Wanderers.

Club Volunteer/Team Assistant

The deadline for achieving 2, 3 and 4 below is 31st December 2020. You will need to use your FA account to login, which matches the one we have on file for your DBS. Please get in touch if you are unsure.

  1. A DBS check. This must be from The FA.
  2. A Safeguarding for All online qualification via The FA Learning website
  3. Concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest online qualifications via The FA Learning website
  4. The FA Playmaker online course (for 14 year olds and above). This will take around 4-5 hours to complete.
  5. The FA Respect for Coaches online course. Around 30 minutes to complete

Team Manager

  1. A current and valid DBS check. This must be from The FA.
  2. An in-person FA Safeguarding qualification, or online re-certification when this expires
  3. A valid FA First Aid qualification (these are in-person only)
  4. A minimum of FA Level 1 Coaching Football qualification (The FA Playmaker course will be acceptable until in-person Level 1 courses resume)
  5. The FA Respect for Coaches online course. Around 30 minutes to complete

Optional courses for Club Coach already qualified, but recommended

  1. Concussion online course via The FA Learning website
  2. Sudden Cardiac Arrest online course via The FA Learning website

After Course Completion

Please email your certificate, or proof of course completion to welfare@wellesbournewanderersfc.co.uk so we can keep our volunteer records up to date.

Further Learning

We’d also recommend you keep your learning ticking over, and The FA Boot Room is a brilliant resource for coaching support, sessions and other qualifications you can take. You can login with your FA account to access these courses.

Any queries regarding this information please email secretary@wellesbournewanderersfc.co.uk. If you’d like to check the status of your current qualifications, you can do so via your FA online account here.

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