Make football your future at Millwall

Posted: 22nd of June 2017 by Anonymous

Are you aiming to maximise your potential and your involvement in the game at the highest possible level?

If the answer is ‘yes’, SCL’s football excellence academy study programme - delivered in partnership with Millwall Community Academy - will give you everything you need to do it and more.

About the programme

This unique 2-year, full-time course will give you the opportunity to enhance and develop your technical and tactical knowledge through an extensive football development programme. It’s been created for 16-18 year olds, and also offers players the chance to develop their academic abilities through studying a variety of nationally-recognised qualifications managed by SCL, including:


  • Year 1 - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Sport
  • Year 2 - BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport


  • Year 1 - City & Guilds Level 2 Increasing Participation in Sport
  • Year 2 - City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Sport

The football training - delivered by Millwall Community - will then allow you to maximise your playing potential. Under the guidance of highly experienced and qualified academy UEFA licensed coaches, you will train up to 6 hours per week - focusing on the development of your technical, tactical and physical attributes. You’ll also be involved in plenty of weekly competitive games programmes to maintain your involvement at the highest level possible.

The benefits

  • Great opportunity to achieve nationally-recognised qualifications whilst developing your playing talent
  • Compete in the British Sports Colleges League
  • Professional coaching by UEFA 'B' license coaches
  • Emphasis on progressing players into the reserve and first team football
  • Daily training from highly qualified FA coaches
  • Regular appraisals to monitor development both on and off the pitch
  • FREE for 16-18 year olds – as well as cheaper costs for purchasing training kits
  • Great exit routes – play professional and semi-professional football, as well as access universities, apprenticeships, coaching, sports and leisure jobs

Why choose SCL?

  • SCL is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of education through sport
  • Our programmes are always forward-thinking and industry-relevant, so we know we are giving you the knowledge, qualifications, skills and experience you need to succeed
  • Programmes delivered in real sports environments – and only with the best partners
  • Proven track record for developing careers through our vast network of employers and associations, including Premier League football clubs

What’s next?

To find out more about this programme and how you can apply visit now!


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