The UEFA Professional Licence is a mandatory qualification for coaches to work in national leagues within Europe . The aim of the course is to provide aspiring coaches with the necessary training, support and guidance to succeed at the very highest level in football. The course is delivered by FAW Technical Director Osian Roberts.


Essential (candidates need)

UEFA ‘A’ Licence (12 months minimum)
At least one year’s active coaching experience as a UEFA ‘A’ Licence holder (Evidence of this must be provided)

Desirable (Candidates should)

have been educated through the FAW Coach Education Programme
be working in Wales at national league level, professional level, or with a national team
be resident in Wales
have been born in Wales or have Welsh heritage
have played at national league level or above

Minimum of three year’s experience in one of the following roles

a head coach at national league level
a first team coach in the professional game (daily contact with players)
a coach of a national team
a level four accredited UEFA Coach Educator

Application Process

Please download the below application form and return it by the 29 January 2016. Applications will be decided by an admissions panel and interview process.


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