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Football Coaching (Summer School)

Sport & Fitness, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

Mode of Study


Start Date

6th Aug 2018, 1 week

6th Aug 2018,


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


9:00 - 16:00

See alternative times and dates »


City Campus


£ 325


We are delighted to offer an innovative Summer School option designed to meet the demand for development of Football Coaching skills. It has been created to provide you with the necessary support to enhance your personal skills. 

You will take part in the “Early Touches” practical children’s football coaching environment in sports hall sessions that will have an active focus.  You will:-
  • Develop the skills needed to lead children in a practical football coaching session
  • Enhance your ability to coach the drills endorsed by the SFA when delivering coaching

You will have the opportunity to work towards the internationally respected Scottish Football Association first level coaching certificate - SFA Early Touches Level 1.1.  The College, through its association with SFA, is accredited to certify those who meet the required standard.

There will be an opportunity to visit the Scottish Football Museum and enjoy the stadium tour at Scotland’s National Stadium, Hampden Park.  A day trip to Scotland’s Capital City, Edinburgh, will be a feature of the summer school that will include a visit to Edinburgh Castle.  A visit to a Scottish Premier League stadium will also be a feature of the Summer School.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • There are no minimum entry requirements for the College’s Summer Schools.  You must have a basic level of competence in English as the course will be delivered in English. 
  • If you come from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) are required to follow the guidance provided for visas.

What you study

There are three key themes in the course:
  • Early Touches: Practical Football Coaching Skills to Improve Player Performance
  • Recognised First Level Football Coaching Certificate: SFA Early Touches Level 1.1 and
  • Experience Scotland’s Football Community and Culture.


The college offers a wide range of full-time and part-time courses in Sports and Coaching.


How the course is taught

The course is a very practical course and you will take part in workshops in our sports hall as well as visiting football grounds to see coaching in practice.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 16:00 2nd Jul 2018 - 6th Jul 2018 1 week 1 week View »
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 16:00 9th Jul 2018 - 13th Jul 2018 1 week 1 week View »
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    6th Aug 2018 , 1 week
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    9:00 - 16:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 325