Provincial B-License

Also known as the B License Part I, this program is for coaches who have successfully completed the pre-requisite requirements and would like to continue with their coaching education at a higher level through the Licensing Stream.
Prerequisites:
Pre B Assessment > Pass (until 2017)
Provincial C-License Certification

This program is delivered in 2 separate components with different fees for each:

  1. Course – 40 hours
  2. Evaluation – 4 hours

For more information on these program components use the tabs below.

train-to-train$425 Course Fee

Course fees include 40 hours of training, course materials, facilities, and more. Additional fees may apply for Special Events or Mentorship (optional). Approved applications are confirmed via email with an agenda, course requirements and pre-course work details. This is a non-residential program with travel and accommodation being the responsibility of the candidate.

Applicants will be selected by the Manager of Coach Education. Those who are unsuccessful will receive a full refund and will be eligible to reapply for the next course.

Course Curriculum

Theory

Long-Term Athlete Development
Methodology
Technique and Skill
Principles of Play
Physical Development
Systems and Tactics
Key Factor Coaching
Session Planning
Match Observation

Practical

Technical and Skill Practice
Small-Sided Game Practice
Functional Practice
Global-Analytical-Global Practice
Attacking and Defending Skills
Attacking and Defending Principles
Practices for Physical Development
Delivering Coaching Sessions

$200 Evaluation Fee

Coaches who complete the training requirements are eligible to progress to the evaluation process if they choose. Coaches who complete all training requirements and pass the evaluation achieve certification.
Evaluation is based upon:

  1. Practical Sessions
  2. Laws of the Game Exam
  3. Coaching Theory Exam
  4. Plan a Session Exam

Candidates receive their results electronically. Unsuccessful candidates may apply for re-evaluation and full evaluation fees will apply. This is a non-residential program with travel and accommodation being the responsibility of the candidate.
Note: Candidates must complete the NCCP Community Sport Theory Part A before B License-Provincial Certification is awarded.

About Re-Testing Provincial B-License Components

After initial evaluation, coaches who require it may re-test once. Candidates re-test only individual evaluation components they did not pass. If after re-testing a passing score has not been achieved, candidates must re-enter the program and repeat the Provincial B-Licence course before attempting the evaluation process again. Full program fees will apply.

  1. Field Testing – $125 + GST
  2. Laws of the Game Exam – $25 + GST
  3. Coaching Theory Exam – $25 + GST
  4. Plan a Session Exam – $25 + GST

Total = $200 + GST
Candidates receive their results electronically. This is a non-residential program with travel and accommodation being the responsibility of the candidate.

b-license-dates2016 Course and Testing Dates

2017 B License Course & Testing dates will be announced in February 2017.

How to Register for the Provincial B-License

To register for a 2017 C-License Course please click here.

If you have not taken a course with Alberta Soccer before you will have to create a user login for Goalline
Once you have created your login you can register for the Provincial C-License.

Please call, (780) 474-2200 if you have questions.