Looking For A Career in Football? Sign Up For Our Foundation Degree Open Evening

Are you passionate about a career in the football industry? If so, come and study with Derby County Community Trust in 2017/18.

Derby County Community Trust’s two-year Foundation Degree programme is a course designed for individuals wanting to attain a university qualification, who 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 learned 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.




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
Full details on course content can be found here


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


September 2017


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 Kieron Wicks, Education Manager at DCCT [email protected] or visit the USW website here


We are hosting an information open evening on Tuesday 14th February to give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the course. All attendees will have the option to watch Derby County vs Cardiff City on the night.

Date: 14th February

Time: 6.15pm start (option to watch Derby County vs Cardiff City afterwards, 7.45pm kick off)

Venue: Derby County Community Trust Office – 14 Pride Point Drive, Derby, DE24 8BX (Parking Available)

If you are interested in coming along, complete the below form or contact our Education Manager, Kieron Wicks [email protected]

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