The College has a unique partnership with Burnley FC, recruiting young aspiring players currently in Year 11 to join their Youth Team. 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.

What does the programme offer?

  • Level 3 nationally recognised qualification FREE
  • 1 FA coaching qualification FREE
  • Games played at Gawthorpe Training Ground
  • Up to 8 hours dedicated coaching and games
  • Highly qualified coaching team
  • Games in the Premier League Football League U19 & British Colleges Category 1 League
  • Access to Burnley FC first team home matches
  • Support from a professional club
  • Full Burnley FC training wear worth £200
  • Semi Pro Club/American scholarship links for players
  • Fitness & nutrition development
  • Opportunity to be scouted by Burnley FC and other professional clubs

Sign up for a trial date here.

For more information, please contact our Admissions Team on 01282 440272


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