Football Education

The education programme at the Fleetwood Town Community Trust is an exciting opportunity for both males and females aged 16-19 to continue their education, and career development through playing football and Futsal representing Fleetwood Town Football Club.

This unique and high-quality experience combines engaging, small group educational lessons and sports modules with our tutors, with the opportunity to train and develop with UEFA/FA qualified coaches, gain exclusive work experience and represent Fleetwood Town in various regional and national competitions, run by the English Football League.

Fleetwood Town offers both a Level Two and a Level Three Extended Diploma in Sport (Coaching, Development, and Fitness) and a Foundation Degree in Community Football.

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In The Classroom

Students will study classroom-based modules which include the Principals of Anatomy and Physiology, Exercise Health and Lifestyle and Fitness Testing which students will combine theoretical and practical exercises in such areas taught by our fully qualified tutors who not only have the relevant qualifications, but also a wealth of experience in the sports and leisure industry.

All work is submitted using an online platform, provided by the League Football Education (our Education provider). With Laptops and all resources provided for all students to achieve their potential.

On The Pitch

Students of the education programme will train and compete in Regional and National tournaments, playing Futsal and 11-a-side football representing Fleetwood Town parallel to their studies. Training is held on the FIFA standard AstroTurf pitches at Poolfoot Farm and the State of the Art gym, with students training upwards of 1.5 hours a day and competing in the fixtures every Wednesday.

We will take on local colleges and fellow EFL Trust sides such as Blackpool and Blackburn Rovers in the North West Development League and the EFL Futsal Trust Futsal leagues allowing our scholars the opportunity to play 11-a-side and Futsal at a higher level, during and after their college studies.

What our students think:

Jamie Hunter 2nd year EFL All-Star player (pictured right): “The last 2 years have been brilliant, I have achieved a fantastic education, been able to play football every day, win things with my teammates, but most important than all of these, I have gained 2 good friends in my Tutors who make this course so much better

Addison Boaler 1st year student: “This has been a very hard year for me personally, I was choosing between Fleetwood and Myerscough College before I ultimately decided to enroll at Fleetwood. This is the best decision I could have made. The support I have received both academically and personally has helped me develop so much and helped me through a hard period in my life. I can’t thank the tutor enough”

What their parents say:

Nichola Fox: “The motivation, encouragement, and support given to my son have been outstanding. The choice of enrolling in the FTFC BTEC course was definitely the right one. Not only has he experienced the fantastic achievements in the past two years, but he is moving on to his next goal! University here he comes!”

Paul Hunter: “We weren’t sure where our son should go to study at college, He made his own decision and we could not be happier with the service and education he has received. He has developed into a fine young man who is leaving to pursue his goal at university gaining a scholarship at Loughborough to play Futsal and study Coaching. The hard work the tutors and coaches have put in is a testament to the success of this course and I can’t thank them enough”