Get Started with Football



Area’s support can be offered

Sandwell   Dudley   Wolverhampton   Central   Walsall


Contact us

0800 842 842


Where is it?

The Albion Foundation, Ford Street Smethwick B67 7QY



Date upon request


Overview of Support offered


Football is one of our most popular themes.

Get Started with Football contains the following elements:

  • A two hour taster session.
  • A five day course packed full of football activity over which young people will work as a group to design and deliver a coaching session or football tournament. All delivered by The Albion Foundation at an inspirational venue.
  • A chance to gain at least one formal accreditation.
  • A celebration event on the last day.
  • A group reunion within two weeks of the end of the course at which appropriately sourced outcome opportunities will be presented.
  • Three months of one-to-one support by a Prince’s Trust member of staff to support young people towards education, employment, training or volunteering.
  • The additional offer of six months one-to-one progression support by a volunteer mentor to young people who would benefit.


Is this activity linked to;

Increasing confidence   Increasing motivation   Increasing Optimism   Improving employability


Where does this support fit into my journey?

Engagement   This is me   I’m up for it   I’m ready   I’m on my way


Session type

Individual   Group
Minimum No. 15   Maximum No. 20


What equipment should I bring?



Outcomes expected



  • Improve your football skills.
  • Complete a group challenge.
  • Gain a qualification- Junior Football Leaders Award and or FA Level 1 in Coaching Football.

As well as:-

  • Voluntary and work experience opportunities, particularly with the delivery partner (when available).
  • Development Awards for further qualification in football coaching.
  • Participation in The Prince’s Trust Team programme.
  • Enrolment in local college courses.
  • Uptake of volunteer mentoring support.