For more information on these courses contact :

Darren Aherne 086 0489 019  or by email to darren.aherne@fai.ie


Courses are selling out up to 7 days beforehand and are strictly limited to 24 coaches maximum- Don’t miss out book early.


11th October 2014

4v4 Workshop

Venue: St Brendans Park Fc Tralee

Time: 1pm – 4pm

Cost: €25pp


20th October 2014

7v7 Workshop

Venue: St Brendans Park Fc Tralee

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Cost: €25pp


17th November 2014

Basic Child Awareness Workshop

Venue: Mounthawk Park Tralee- KDL Grounds

Time: 7pm – 10pm

Cost: €10 pp

Book on-line at https://payments.fai.ie/child-welfare.html


  1. It is in F.A.I.  rules that you have to do a child welfare course if you want to coach or be involved in a club involving children (paid or as a volunteer).  Please see FAI Rule 72.5.
  2. Training is a National requirement when working with children and this is provided for inChildren First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children.



On-line booking for all introductory Coach Education courses in 2014

The FAI has introduced a new, easy to use, on-line booking system for all introductory coach education courses, including Kick Start 1 and 2, Goalkeeping intro,  4v4 and 7v7 workshops, Strength and Conditioning workshops and the Youth Cert Course.

All bookings and payments must be made on line at  www.fai.ie/coached


There will be a facility for clubs to block book several places on a course, again with payment in advance.

No cash will be accepted on the night and no walk on’s will be accepted on these courses.

All courses now have a maximum of  24 places available, so don’t miss out-book early.