You need to be 16-19 years old with a minimum of 2 GCSEs at Grade D or above to include English Language for the BTEC Level 2 or 4 GCSEs including English Language at Grade C for the BTEC Level 3 Diploma
I don't live in Liverpool, can I still apply?
We encourage and accept applications from all prospective students, provided they are able to attend the academy (which is based in Bootle) 5 days a week
When do the courses start?
Both courses start in September and run through to June. There will be half-term and end of term holidays, as with a typical school year
What are your links to professional clubs?
We have contacts at clubs such as Liverpool, Everton, Wigan, Blackpool and Tranmere football clubs, and are easily able to recommend prospective coaches on to these clubs if we feel they are of the right standard
How will hard work be rewarded?
Students who show drive and determination and really push to progress will be rewarded with opportunities to coach in our schools overseas.
Are your staff CRB checked?
All members of our team are fully qualified and CRB checked. We are also subject to regular OFSTED inspections.
Jamie Carragher Sports & Learning Academy has expanded across Merseyside and into Europe. We are starting a Football Academy team and if you are aged 16 to 18 you could get involved. You'll train like a full-time footballer....Play against other colleges and academies...Study replay analysis on yourself and your team....All while you achieve your FA Level 1&2 and BTEC sports qualifications.
Our BTEC diplomas are an alternative to A Levels, designed to combine academic studies with your coaching performance, making them ideal for those with a passion for the game, who are looking for a career in this multi-million pound industry, or want to study a sports-related subject at university.
Upon his retirement as one of the UK’s most popular and dedicated professional footballers, Jamie Carragher wanted to find ways of passing on his expertise, good fortune and passion for football to others. He hopes to continue his legacy and hopefully find the next Jamie Carragher, Ross Barkley, Steven Gerrard or Wayne Rooney.