Our Football Academy allows you to train in our state-of-the-art facilities including a 3G sports pitch, gym and sports hall. Joining the academy will provide you with training, support, guidance, coaching and professional work experience opportunities.

All players in our Football Academy will receive:

  • Free training kit and tracksuit
  • 6 hours per week (3 sessions of 2 hours) of professional football coaching
  • Wednesday afternoon match in a college football league
  • Affiliation with a major football club
  • Work experience opportunities at the stadium
  • Complimentary tickets for learners to selected high profile matches
  • Opportunities to work with the club sports analyst in using Dartfish to analyse games
  • On-site medical support for injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Free access to the college gym and fitness suite under coach supervision
  • Free fitness, strength and conditioning, exercise and nutrition programmes designed and monitored for you

In addition to the above, Elite Academy players will receive:

  • Opportunity to become a college-sponsored athlete – value of up to £2500 per year

If you are aged under 17, you can also take part in our development squad friendly fixtures as part of the college’s elite team, playing 4 games per year.

Andrew Edwards is currently supporting our programme on a voluntary part-time basis. Andrew began his coaching journey at Arsenal FC, following a long professional playing career. He then became academy director and latterly manager at Leyton Orient FC, and is currently a national coach with the Football Association, working predominantly with the England U19 squad. He was also part of the successful coaching team that saw England U20’s win the World Cup in Korea in 2017.

To be considered for the Football Academy, you must be:

  • Aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you start your course
  • Enrolled onto either a full-time or part-time course at our Enfield Centre or enrolled onto a study programme of A Levels at the CANDI Sixth Form Hub, Enfield.

2023 Trial Sessions

We have a range of Trial Sessions (see dates below) which will run between 12 – 2pm at the Enfield Campus, EN3 5HA. Register now via the form below!

  • Wednesday 5th April
  • Wednesday 12th April
  • Wednesday 31st May
  • Saturday 17th June
  • Wednesday 2nd August



All our courses are part of the academies. Choose a relevant course, and the Academy will then work with you to ensure you are able to access the course.
See our full list of CONEL courses here. If you are unsure of which study path to take, check out our level equivalence table.

Interested in joining the Football Academy? Contact us by filling out the form below.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Register for a Trial

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Tottenham Centre
High Road, Tottenham
N15 4RU
Enfield Centre
73 Hertford Road, Enfield
Part of Capital City College Group
Part of the Capital City College Group
020 8442 3055