COVID-19 Specific Questions

Specific questions in regards to impact on Education Courses due to COVID-19 outbreak

Will the FA Charter Standard Health Check deadline be pushed back?
The deadline for Charter Standard Health Check has been pushed back to 31st May 2020
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:10 PM
I won’t be able to complete 5 matches before my Referee Exam
The Exam will be rearranged to later this year to allow 5 games to complete once football resumes. We will be in touch rearrange your course.
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:11 PM
What if my Safeguarding and First Aid qualification has expired?
The FA are currently reviewing expiry dates and will update accordingly
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:11 PM
When will courses resume?
Throughout this period we will continue to follow Government advice and will offer regular updates
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:12 PM
I am part way through a course, when will I be able to complete?
We will be contacting all Learners who have started courses to advise of what sessions they have remaining and options they will have once we resume
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:13 PM
I attended a Level 2 course in the summer of 2018, will the 2 year qualification deadline to complete be affected?
If you are nearing the expiry of the registration period, please contact us at and we will liaise with 1st4Sport
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:13 PM
Am I still able to access the online modules for an upcoming Level 1 course which has been postponed?
Yes, you are still able to access and complete the Level 1 online modules through the FA Learning site (  
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:14 PM
I have completed all the face-to-face workshops on my Level 1 course (held prior to March 22nd 2020) can I still access the online modules?
Yes you will be able to access the L1 online modules by visiting from 6th April 2020
Wed, 25 Mar, 2020 at 12:14 PM