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Football Development Centre and Coaching School


Merrist Wood College are proud to announce NEW exciting Football programmes for both players and coaches. 


Sport (Football) Level 3 Diploma

This programme aims to provide relevant education and training leading to employment within the football and sports industry. The programme reflects a vocational approach to a diversified industry and aims to give a learning experience combining theoretical programme study with practical skills in a competitive environment.

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Football Coaching Level 2 Diploma

This qualification is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the practical and theoretical aspects of coaching football and leading practical sessions.

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Football Coaching Level 3 Diploma

The programme is designed as a pathway to in to the football and sports coaching Industry, providing a good understanding of working with children.

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Why Choose Us?

  • Daily training and games
  • UEFA qualified coaches
  • Position specific training
  • Competitive leagues
  • Expert college tutors delivering the programme and coaching
  • USA scholarships
  • Industry specific qualifications – Football Association Level 1 and 2 and referee qualifications
  • Work at the Merrist Wood Football Coaching School
  • A Level option may be available alongside the programmes
  • Exclusive trips and tours
  • Excellent progression routes to university, USA (coaching and playing), UK playing routes, Coaching and other industry roles
  • These programmes are for 16 years and over


Trial Dates

Friday 17 February

Friday 7 April

Thursday 13 April

Friday 2 June

9.30am - 12noon


Please contact Dianne Boosey to confirm which trial date you are coming to

Tel: 01483 884047 or email:


For more information about these programmes please contact 01483 884040 or email



01483 88 40 00