Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Football Coaching Traineeship

Course Type: Apprenticeships Campus: East Brighton Campus Start Date: January 2019 Duration: 12 weeks Entry requirements: 19+ Adults. Free if you earn less than £15,736 per year or claim JSA/ESA benefits.

Traineeship aims:

Train, play and learn about football coaching on this free course. 

The football coaching traineeship is a 12-week programme. The next course start date is currently TBC.

The traineeship includes work experience and creative football sessions with opportunities to play for a local club.

If you are aged 19+, earning less than £15,736 per year or claiming JSA/ESA you are eligible for this traineeship and the course is free.

This course leads to the following qualifications:

  • Level 1 Award in Sport 
  • FA Level 1 Coaching Badge
  • 100 hours work experience with Montpelier Villa FC

You will also learn about football marketing, coaching methodology and participate in football sessions with Montpelier Villa FC.

To register your interest for this course please contact our Commercial department on 01273 667712 or email 


Apprenticeships are available for school leavers and adults (19+), beginning at Level 2 through to degree level.

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Wages vary depending on the type of apprenticeship but there is a national minimum wage (NMW) in the UK which applies to all 16-18 year olds and to those aged 19 or over in the first year of their studies. From October 2017, this is £3.50 per hour. However, the MET encourages employers to pay at a higher hourly rate.

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