Football Short Courses

Train like a professional and experience life at the academy

Football Short Courses

Age range
Course duration
1 week to 6 months
Grace Dieu, Leicestershire
From £799

Short course programme

Train like a professional footballer by joining FCV Academy on a football-only short course.

Students can attend for any duration between one week and six months on dates that suit them within FCV Academy term times.

They will focus solely on football and physical fitness and not be enrolled on our sports education programme, ensuring optimal benefit to their on-field game.

Whilst attending a Short Course players will be based at our Grace Dieu Manor Estate in Leicestershire. Accommodation is en-suite twin rooms and our on site chef will prepare three meals per day, catering for any dietary requirements. Our UEFA qualified coaching team will deliver football and analysis sessions, providing players with the right environment to develop their skills and techniques ready to showcase their talents in front of scouts and coaches.

FCV Short Course Terms – Book a date and duration that suits you

Term 1: 29th August 2022 – 16th December 2022
Term 2: 3rd January 2023 – 19th May 2023


Players that require a visa to visit the UK, only require UK visitor visa to join the academy on a short course. UK visitor visas are valid for up to 6 months and our team will support and take you through a step by step guide to applying for your visa.

Fees include: Football course, accommodation, 3 meals per day, training kit, matchday kit &…

  • Guest coaching sessions with former professional footballers and managers
  • In-house full-time coaching programme with UEFA qualified coaches including specialist goalkeeping sessions
  • Competitive league fixtures, friendlies with pro clubs and showcase match opportunities
  • Filming of matches and post-match analysis
  • Specific strength and conditioning sessions
  • Fitness monitoring and testing
  • Sport injury support
  • Nutrition, health and lifestyle advice.
  • Team building activities
  • Media Training
  • Opportunity to take iSport course, Language course, FA Coaching badges and referee’s course
  • Support with exit pathways and provision of references
Short Course Fees – Payment can be made in full or instalments via Flywire (c/card) or by bacs with invoice on request
  • £899 per week (1-8 weeks)
  • £799 per week (9+ weeks)
  • FCV Ultimate Football ExperienceFind out more


Airport Transfers

  • East Midlands – £55
  • Luton – £165
  • Birmingham – £110
  • Stansted – 205
  • Heathrow – £295
  • Gatwick – £345
  • Manchester – £195
  • All other airports will be priced on request

The following events are currently available to book online. You can also build your own short course. Click on any event to view full details and prices and for information on how to book securely online. You can also build your own short course to choose dates that suit you.


Full-time professional coaching and matches led by UEFA licenced coaches at state of the art £5.5 million sports complex.


The Academy combines full-time football coaching with a wide range of education courses.


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