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Earn while you learn, train and play football ! posted 8 December 2014 • expires 16 February 2015
Full Time Football Apprenticeship based at Brunel University and AFC Hayes Football Club
• UEFA Licensed coaches / CRB checked + Welfare / Student Support Officer
• Elite facility at Brunel which includes grass pitches, full size 3G pitch, Indoor Gym, Indoor Athletics Centre, Café, Bank, Shops
• Regular matches (Competitive and friendly)
• Links to clubs / Semi Professional / Professional , in Europe and USA
• Opportunity to gain scholarships in USA
• Full training Kit
• Transport to and from (some) games
• Food / Drink after games
• Tutoring / Teaching to achieve an NVQ qualification
• Trips / excursions
• Support in getting work experience / placements / employment
Who is the programme open to?
The programme is open to 16 to 18 year olds who have not been employed on an apprenticeship programme before.
PRO FOOTBALL ACADEMIES UK deliver a high quality programme for players wishing to train to an elite level and gain the skills and experience of training as a full-time footballer. PRO FOOTBALL ACADEMIES UK LTD is an independent academy, but we do have exclusive partnerships with football clubs including AFC HAYES and NORTH GREENFORD UNITED to provide players with a pathway into Semi Professional and professional football. As well as playing in organised friendly / showcase games you’ll have the chance to play regular ‘competitive’ football at under 18’s / Reserve team level. Our extensive knowledge, skills and contacts allow us to help players reach their potential level in the UK and abroad. The aim of the apprenticeship programme is to develop you as a footballer in order to showcase your skills as well as giving you a qualification and essential work / life skills. You also receive payment / a weekly wage equivalent to national minimum wage.
What education programme will I study?
As part of the apprenticeship programme you will study an NVQ qualification and will also have the opportunity to retake English / Maths GCSE’s / functional skills, F.A. Coaching Qualifications and you will be advised on further / additional qualifications as well as being given support in applying for Universities in the UK or abroad.
Who will deliver the education?
We work with education providers / colleges for the management and delivery of the educational components of the programme. Our staff have experience of delivering vocational and academic qualifications to thousands of learners aged 16-19 years with good results. Our team consist of highly qualified and experienced Coaches, Teachers, Assessors, Verifiers and career guidance tutors.
You will train 3 to 4 times per week
Games / matches are on Wednesdays, Fridays and / or Saturdays if as well as occasional trials / showcase games on Tuesdays, Fridays or at weekends.
The gym is available at any time and 1 to 1 sessions with our coaches / strength and conditioning coach are also available at an additional cost.
Do you want to advertise here on the Noticeboard? posted 3 July 2012 • expires 11 September 2015
Looking for new players to join your club or recruiting a new manager? This Noticeboard reaches thousands of people. Minimum ten weeks for £10 (for one county).
If you would like to advertise, please click here. You will need to fill out the the names of the counties in which you want your advert to appear, the starting date, your headline and the wording, and a photograph or logo.