Make it at Millwall!

If you’re a London based football fanatic who’s aged 16-18, SCL’s football excellence academy study programme - delivered in partnership with Millwall Community Ladies Academy - is the answer to getting your future off to a fantastic start.

What’s involved?

The football excellence academy study programme is a 2-year, full-time education and football development course for 16-18 year olds, giving you the opportunity to develop both your educational and playing abilities. Players will study a variety of interesting course units, such as Sports Performance Analysis, as well as nationally-recognised qualifications within sport, coaching and fitness managed by SCL, including:

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

The football training - delivered by Millwall Community - will then give you the opportunity to enhance and develop your technical and tactical knowledge.

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!

How the academy programme benefits you

  • Unique 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

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