Education / Vocational / FA Qualifications and Careers

Want a Career in Sport?

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This is a unique chance to enter the sports industry and work with some of the UK’s top professionals. Devised by former World Cup Footballer and Pro Licence Coach, David Campbell, the courses offer the best training in a professional sports environment with weekly work placement opportunities and direct job introductions as part of the course.

The programmes cover all aspects of the football and sports industries, focusing on a career in this unique and rapidly expanding, international market.  Preparing students for a range of job opportunities in football or sport, including management, professional coaching, lecturing, sports PR, sports analytics, physiotherapy, marketing and media or other industry-related positions . The course can also lead to higher education and help towards University entrance for the more academic students as uniquely it has UCAS points attached. The opportunity to incorporate other qualifications including ‘A’ levels to run alongside this course is also available.

Every year hundreds of current and former students are employed around the World including positions in America, Australia and China. On a recent course, an astonishing 100% of students who applied attained full time professional contracts or University entrance on completion of the programme.

The industry-recognised National Qualification in the Football Industry with Coaching (Level 3) is devised by David Campbell and offered at selected schools and colleges throughout the North West of England.  The introduction of FA qualifications and masterclasses to meet top industry experts plus direct introductions to jobs and weekly work placments guaranteed, mean learners have the very best possible learning opportunities – and the very best chance of a great career in a thriving global industry.

For students of the Elite Academy, David Campbell’s reputation and unique network of contacts in clubs, gives opportunities to those aspiring to have a professional playing career. See ELITE ACADEMY details.

New courses starting each September

  • Open to males and females age 16-19 with a passion for sport
  • Full time courses incorporating both class-based and practical activities
  • Direct job introductions around the World
  • Guaranteed work placement opportunities
  • Visits to sports events / Professional Clubs
  • Currently programmes only available throughout the North West of England
  • Self-funding places may also available for age 19 plus at selected venues

Job introductions around the world

Our trainee coaches who take part in full time courses delivered by our organisation are given the best chance of success by direct job introductions around the World.

Formal presentations, direct links and structured interviews with some of the top employers in sport is part of the course.  This ensures anyone who trains with us has a realistic chance of working in the job they want in the sports industry.

Employment positions offered include coaching jobs and other industry-related roles in some of the World’s most fascinating countries such as America, China, Australia and the Caribbean plus quality recruitment in the UK.

See Education Courses for further details.

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Apply to us

We are a quality employer of fully qualified, experienced, professional, full time coaches. Please only apply if you feel you have the necessary experience and background to fit in with our award-wining team.

Applications should be made by sending a CV and covering letter via email ( or post to:

Resource Department
David Campbell Event Management Ltd. (Job Application)
P O Box 88
Liverpool L22 4SE

No telephone enquiries regarding job applications by request. Further information can be obtained from your local Job Centre. New staff are frequently recruited through the David Campbell Soccer eduction courses we deliver.
See Education Courses for further details.

Currently job availability is primarily throughout the North West of England and Northern Ireland.