Module Title:Coach Education 2 - Football
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: • Lectures • Discussion • Readings • Project work • Practical
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to develop the students coaching competencies at the Uefa C License level of the FAI Coaching Pathway. Enabling the students to plan, deliver and evaluate reality based coaching sessions linked to developing age specific coaching curriculums.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Design and deliver reality based training sessions, linked to the 11v11 match based on specific systems of play.
LO2 Implement coaching strategies to develop the Team, Units and Individual players, understanding and ability to execute a game plan related to a specific playing philosophy.
LO3 Demonstrate an understanding of the 'Coaching Coordinator' role within the FAI Clubmark system.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Uefa 'C' Licence (Part I)
Principles of Attacking. Principles of Defending. Apprenticeship of observation. Coaching Practise Review. Uefa Adult Learning Principles.
Uefa Grassroots Leaders Award (ULA 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4)
FAI ClubMark. Club Coaching Curriculums. The role of the club based coaching coordintaor.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment60.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Group Presentation: Developing a Football Playing Philosophy. (Approx 20mins) 1,2,3 60.00 Sem 1 End
No Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Group Coaching Assessment (Approx 24mins) 1,2 40.00 Week 10
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Practicals 12 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Independent Learning 12 Weeks per Stage 7.42
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 3 Mandatory
CW_BBSOC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Football) 3 Mandatory