SAFA Level 3 Coaching Course

Admission Requirements and Information

The entry requirements for the course are:

  • SAFA Level 2 Coaching Certificate
  • An International coaching qualification equivalent to an official UEFA A Licence

The final admission into the Level 3 course will be decided during a special “Aptitude and Selection test” . A maximum of sixty (60) short listed applicants will be invited for evaluation in theory and practical work during the test.

SAFA will cover the cost for meals and accommodation while participants are expected to provide their own transport to the course venue.

Late and incomplete applications as well as applications exceeding 12 pages will not be considered. The SAFA coaching education department will not enter into any discussions relating to the course applications.

Application requirements:

  • Application/Motivation letter (maximum 1 page)
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae) including all contact details e.g: Mobile number, fax, email (maximum 2 pages)
  • The SAFA Football Activity Report Sheet attached (The form can be downloaded or requested from the Department of coaching education)
  • One letter of reference (maximum 1 page)
  • Copy of the SAFA Level 2 Coaching Certificate or equivalent international coaching qualification e.g: UEFA A Licence
  • One copy of your Identity Document.

Governance of the Coach Education Structure

As part of its Vision 2022 plan, the Association has streamlined its governance structures, combining several Standing Committees into clusters to ensure better coordination and oversight of its programmes. The SAFA Technical Committee oversees the SAFA Coach Education Programme and is part of the football and technical cluster of committees that includes the SAFA Technical Committee, the SAFA Referees Committee and the SAFA Medical Committee.