Suffolk FA Learning

Education is a great way to improve your knowledge, understanding and expertise in football. Whatever your experience in the game, there are always new things to learn.

Whether you are a player, coach, administrator, parent, teacher, volunteer, first-aider or part of a club or league there are opportunities to get involved, whatever your level of knowledge. Suffolk FA Learning offer a number of courses throughout the football season.

We will do everything in our power to accommodate participants to help and support them through their qualification, but ultimately it is the responsibility of the participant to take the initiative and complete their qualification.

Our courses are subject to funding accessed by the European Union European Social Fund. Suffolk FA would like to thank them for their contribution.


How To Book A Course:

Step 1
Click on the small arrow beside the courses tab at the top of the page and click on ‘Book Your Course’. Alternatively, click here

Step 2
This page will display all the forthcoming courses / events  Click on the course  you wish to enrol onto.

Step 3
Scroll to the bottom of the page and enter your FA Number ( FAN ) and password and click the “Login” button.

If you have ever been involved in football or taken an FA Qualification, it is highly likely you already have a FAN.  If you do not know your FAN or password, or need to create a FAN, please use our FAN FINDER tool by clicking to register / retrieve your details.

Please be aware that if you already have a FAN, and create another FAN, this could cause delays in being confirmed on the course and any qualifications being awarded.

If the FAN FINDER says you haven’t got a FAN, and you think you have, then please “click here” for a full guide on how to locate it.

If you have forgotten the password for your FAN you can reset it by going to

Step 4
If your log in details are correct, you will now be logged into Suffolk FA’s booking system. 

Step 5
Enter all the enrolment details which are displayed.  The fields marked as “*” must be entered. 

Click the “Enrol” button once you have finished entering your enrolment details.

Step 6
To complete your enrolment fill out your card details and click the “Enrolment” button.

Step 7
If payment is successful the confirmation, including your confirmation number will be displayed on screen which you can print off.


Please be advised that we do not reserve places in advance.  Places are offered on a first come first serve basis. 

Once a course is full we cannot accommodate any more candidates on to that specific course.

Offline bookings can only be accepted in exceptional circumstances. Without exceptional circumstances all bookings need to be made online via the steps listed above. 

If you are booking through a club we suggest you book yourself a place online and then claim the cost back from your club.

Offline bookings will incur an additional cost due to the admin involved in processing and there is no guarantee that spaces will be left on the course by the time a booking has gone through the offline administration system.

If circumstances dictate that your only option is to book offline you need to contact Suffolk FA for an Offline Booking Form via

All bookings are made in accordance to our Terms and Conditions which are available to view on the link below.

If you have any course enquiries please contact

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