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This pioneering programme is aimed at young people who have a passion for football and a desire to progress to university or work in sport.
Alongside study during the week in the classroom,  PVFC students also get to train 3 or 4 times a week with PVFC staff, making it stand out from typical college courses.
  • Learn: Study towards a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (worth up to three A-Levels)
  • Train: Regular coaching to develop technical, tactical and physical ability
  • Play: Represent Port Vale FC in EFL Trust Alliance League and other cup competitions
  • Work: Open the door to University courses and careers in the sports industry
There are limited places available for this once in a lifetime opportunity; students moving into sixth-form education are encouraged not to hesitate with their application.
  • Open to 16-18 year olds
  • Train 3 or 4 times per week with PVFC staff during the day around education course
  • UEFA qualified coaches
  • Includes match analysis, sport psychology and strength & conditioning sessions
  • Compete on a Wednesday afternoon for Port Vale Foundation in EFL Trust Alliance League against other professional clubs at top-class facilities around the country
  • All games filmed and photographed
  • Live social media streaming of some games through Twitter and Facebook
  • Player profile and season statistics on the Port Vale Foundation website
  • Match reports and profiles in first team match day programme, club newsletter and on club website
  • Chance to represent the ECFA (English Colleges Football Association) side
  • All students receive full training kit and match day tracksuit plus tickets to every PVFC home league game
  • Opportunities to complete work placement hours and gain work experience at the club
  • Gain FA Level 1 Coaching qualification as well as First Aid and Safeguarding Children certificates

For more information contact: Kyle Adams, Football Development Manager, or 01782 757066