Provincial C-Licence2019-01-11T11:56:16+00:00

Provincial C Licence

The C Licence is the entry level course in the Canada Soccer licensing Stream.

The C Licence is for coaches who would like to continue with their coaching education at a higher level, are 16 years of age or older and serious about coaching. Preference will be given to individuals actively coaching at the Learn to Train, Train to Train, or Train to Compete stages.

This program is divided into 2 parts with different fees for each part:

1) Course (32 hours)
2) Evaluation (3 hours)

In order to be accepted into the C Licence you must have completed and passed the Making Ethical Decisions (MED) online evaluation. Additionally, coaches are expected to have completed the Making Headway online workshop for Soccer.

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

provincial-c-license$425 (+GST) Course Fee

Course fees include 32 hours of training, course materials, facilities, and more. Additional fees may apply for Special Events or Mentoring (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 Director of Coach Education and Player Development. Unsuccessful applicants will receive a full refund and will be eligible to re-apply for the next course.  All other application withdrawals will be processed as per ASA’s Refund Policy which includes a minimum 10% admin fee.

Course Curriculum

Theory

Long-Term Athlete Development
The Structure of the Game
The Role of the Coach
Methodology
The Intelligent Player
Attacking and Defending Skills
The Session Plan
Set Plays

Practical

Game Observation
Observation and Intervention
Key Factor Coaching
Global-Analytical-Global Practice
Attacking and Defending Skills
Principles of the Warm Up
Goalkeeping
Model Coaching Sessions
Practical Coaching Sessions

$200 + GST 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. Practice Session (15 minutes Analytical and 10 minutes Final SSG)
  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 twice and full evaluation fees will apply on their second re-evaluation (if necessary). This is a non-residential program with travel and accommodation being the responsibility of the candidate.

Re-Testing C Licence Components

After initial evaluation, coaches who require it may re-test twice. Candidates re-test only individual evaluation components they did not pass. If after two re-testing attempts a passing score has not been achieved, candidates must re-enter the program and repeat the C Licence course before attempting the evaluation process again. Full program fees will apply on the second set of re-tests should they be necessary.

Re-Testing Fee Structure

  1. Practical Exam: $75 +GST
  2. Laws of the Game: $25 +GST
  3. Coaching Theory Exam: $25 +GST
  4. Plan a Session Exam: $25 +GST

Total = $150 + GST

Candidates receive their results electronically. This is a non-residential program with travel and accommodation being the responsibility of the candidate.

2019 Course Dates

April 27-28 & May 11-12 (St.Albert)
NOTE: this is a four (4) day course being delivered over 2 weekends, coaches must attend both weekends

May 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26 July 3, 10 (Lethbridge)
NOTE: this is a four (4) day course being delivered over 8 weeknights, coaches must attend all evenings

May 25 – 26 & June 8-9 (Calgary)
NOTE: this is a four (4) day course being delivered over 2 weekends, coaches must attend both weekends

2019 Evaluation Dates

May 4 – Edmonton
May 5- Calgary

June 15- Calgary
June 16- Edmonton

July 27- Calgary
July 28- Edmonton

Sept 9- Calgary
Sept 10 – Edmonton

Registration for the 2019 C Licence Courses or Evaluations will be available via our website by the end of February. (posted Jan 10/19)