The Football Academy will prepare you to start your career in a professional sports environment. You will be embedded within the Football Queensland environment, gaining insights into back-office operations such as marketing and public relations as well as coaching and game development elements.
During your studies, you’ll have access to the state’s best coaches, trainers and industry educators. You'll graduate with the skills you need to succeed in the sports industry.
Football has established itself as an integral part of Australia's sporting culture. The growing popularity of the A-League and the continued success of the Socceroos and Matildas is fuelling growth in the sport. According to a 2017 study by Roy Morgan, there was a 46 per cent jump in football participation between 2001 and 2016. This overshadowed growth in all other typically Australian sports.
The Football Queensland Program covers key sports development areas. You'll study how to develop coaching programs and increase your business acumen. This study is coupled with immersive training with Football Queensland coaches and staff.
You'll graduate with a diploma qualification as well as several industry-specific certifications. This course will prepare football staff, officials and coaches to build their careers and lead the future of the sport.
Child Safe Standards in Sport Certificate
First Aid Certificate