Learn, train and compete with Birmingham City Community Trust!

Are you a current year 11 or have you just finished your GCSEs? Do you want to study and represent Birmingham City Football Club’s Community Trust?

Applications are now being considered for our 2020/2021 intake on to the Football and Education Programme, delivered by Birmingham City Community Trust in partnership with Shenley Academy and the EFL Trust.

There is three full time further education study programmes available; BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport, BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport, and NVQ Certificate Level 2 Sport & Activity Leadership.

Students will study at St. Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium and Shenley Academy, train on the professional facilities at the Trillion Trophy Training Centre, and have the opportunity to compete in the EFL Community & Education Football Alliance.

You’ll be provided with travel to games, training, and lectures, have the opportunity to participate in our pre-season training camps and end of season tours in the UK and abroad, and receive coaching from UEFA A Licenced staff. The course is available to students aged 16+ with a minimum of four GCSE at grades 4 and above.

Find out more

If you’re interested in finding out more then please attend the first of our open evenings on Monday 7 October between 6.30pm - 8pm at St. Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium.

Open Evenings

Open Evenings are between 6:30 pm – 8:00pm at St. Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium on the following dates:

Monday 23 March

Monday 11 May



Trials are held at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Training Centre on the below dates:

5 April - 2.30pm - 4.30pm

10 May - 2.30pm - 4.30pm

To register your interest in attending any of the open evenings or trials then please call 0121 772 0101 or email to secure your place.