About the course

The course aims to train Coaches and develop their basic techniques and skills in football. It is designed to educate coaches, to plan, organize and deliver training sessions. Coaches are guided to develop and work on their moral behavior and lifestyle. Adequate training is also provided for the protection of children, on and off the field. The course lasts 12 days divided into 2 modules and requires both the Practical and Theoretical sessions. Students are assessed on their Practical coaching abilities, knowledge of the Laws of the Game, and learning and understanding of the Theoretical contents of football during the course

License Diploma AFC C Diploma
  • 3 practical assessments
  • 2 theory exams
  • 1 Laws of the Game (LOTG)


Licensing Criteria
  • All school tournaments and Hero sub-junior and Hero junior league
  • Hero Sub Junior National Football Championship
Cost AIFF license fees 12500 + organisational cost to be paid to the host state/organisation
  • AIFF ‘D’ License
  • It is recommended that candidates practice coaching for a minimum of 3 months before applying for ‘C’ in order to gain suitable experience/self-evaluation.
  • Can be fast-tracked by recommendation of Instructor/Head of Coach Education.
License Validity NA
Mode of Delivery
  • Module 1: 7 day residential/non-residential component.

2 months break

  • Module 2: 5 day residential/non-residential component.
  • Full time-Practical and Theory sessions run during the day and evening including weekends
  • Candidates must attend both course modules.
  • Delivered locally; organized by state associations and overseen by AIFF
  • Course involves tasks during the course

During 2 months break; off course learning, assignments and log work

Learning Outcomes
  • Design of training programs to player specific to the development needs of individuals
  • Identification of talent and development towards Elite football
  • Session design and management by integrating tactical and related technical themes
  • Understanding physical conditioning and developing it in a game-related format
  • Holistic themes dealing with ethics, behavior, lifestyle and child protection.
About the course
Minimum Age: 18
Course Duration : 12 days in 2 modules

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