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Community Football Coaching

ARE you passionate about a career in the football industry? If so, come and enrol on Stoke City Community Trust's Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development.

The Foundation Degree programme is a course designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification and are passionate about pursuing a career in the football industry.

Students develop the necessary skills, qualities and characteristics that are required to work within professional football club community departments or national governing bodies.

Delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales, all lectures, seminars and tutorials are delivered in a supportive and inspirational club environment via online material.

Alongside the academic element of the course, students will complete up to 200 hours of voluntary coaching within the community, alongside the Community Trust and academy staff, allowing the students to embed and develop the coaching techniques learnt within lectures.

Through the Trust’s partnership with the University of South Wales, all students will be enrolled as a student at the university. Students will be able to access the university’s online library, blackboard and learning materials, providing them with the best possible learning platform to excel within.

Course Summary

Academic Qualification:

Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development


- FA Level 1 and 2 Award in Coaching Football.
- Community football development.
- Principles of coaching.
- Teach you aspects of children’s and youth coaching, football coaching, football development, social inclusion and sports management skills.


The course costs students £8,000 per academic year; however, this cost is covered by student finance.

Start Date:

September 2018.

Prerequisites to Apply:

- A minimum of 160 UCAS points. - Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check. - Three A*- C grades at GCSE, including English and maths.

For further information on the course please contact Duncan Gilchrist via email [email protected] or click on the following HERE

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