Popular Courses - Traineeships

FCA UK Traineeship programmes prepare students from 16 – 24 years for employability within the sports industry. We offer schools, colleges and football clubs the opportunity to run these short courses with added piece of mind that the learners will be managed and mentored to a high level.

What is a Traineeship?

A traineeship is a non-accredited government funded education and training programme which is combined with vocational work experience. The course structure runs over a 10 – 12 week period comprising of 30 hours per week.

At FCA UK we are able to train, mentor and offer employment. The programme provides young people the skills and experience that are significant to employers, supporting apprenticeship pathways and routes into further education or employment.

Traineeships provide learners with additional layers of knowledge and experience that appeal to employers.


• 1st 4 Sport Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Coaching Sport

• Functional Skills English & Mathematics

• Work Experience

Entry requirements

• Aged 16-24 and qualified below level 3.

• Not currently in a job or enrolled on a full-time course.

Exit routes

• Employment

• Level 2 or 3 Study Programme

• Level 2 or 3 Apprenticeship

At completion of the Traineeship Programme, candidates are qualified to apply for the Level 2 or Level 3 Study Programme. Apprenticeship is also an option for some learners, but at FCA we need to ensure the exit route and pathways is the most suitable option.