The College has a unique partnership with Burnley FC, recruiting young aspiring players currently in Year 11 to join their Youth Shadow Squad. Successful young players will represent Nelson and Colne College in partnership with Burnley FC in the Community in the British Colleges Leagues. Students will study for a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport Performance and Excellence, and gain the FA Level 1 Coaching Award. This two year programme offers young players the opportunity to further develop their skills and potentially have a route into professional football. To sign up for a trial, click here.