In June of last year during the 2014 World Cup, the PFA Coaching Department spent two weeks in Brazil, studying top clubs based in Rio and Sao Paolo. Their experiences are documented in The Brazil Report.... Read more
An overview of how to apply for funding and the types courses available to members.... Read more
In the latest instalment of PFA TV, Leon Mann joins PFA staff in delivering an equality and diversity workshop to the squad at Leicester City FC.... Read more
The PFA now have a nation-wide network of counsellors for our members to access.... Read more
Some people may have recently been targeted by a suspected internet fraud whereby certain unscrupulous individuals are using a fictitious association with the PFA or that of its employees.... Read more
Instructions for players and clubs on how to use the PFA's Transfer List.... Read more
Each week we will pick our favourite holiday deals, offering a wide range of budgets and destinations.... Read more
The main aim of the PFA Education Department is to encourage as many current and ex-PFA members as possible to undertake suitable academic/vocational qualifications to develop their career prospects...both within and outside the game.
Having graduated with first class honours in BSc Science and Football, and being able to draw-on 14 years of experience in the professional game, Chris McCready looks to assist players in their preparations for the 2015/16 season.
Every player has to retire at some stage and many will look to remain in the game in some capacity whether as a coach or a manager. But have you ever thought about taking up a career as a football referee?
There are places available for PFA members to enrol on the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy at the University of Salford starting in September 2015.
Iain Duncan Smith, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, visited Stamford Bridge on Wednesday to see at first hand the great work being done by the Chelsea Entrepreneur programme.
PFA Charity (through the operation of the PFA Education Department) provides advice and guidance for the provision of educational and vocational courses, for all registered members of the PFA.
Meet the PFA Education team working on the members behalf.
An overview of how to apply for funding and the types courses available to members.
Members may apply for funding towards most courses which lead to a nationally recognised qualification.
Members at university may apply for a Bursary from the Professional Footballers' Association charity each academic year.
This page contains answers to commonly-asked questions about making applications for an Education Grant.
Tips for writing a CV, what to include in a covering letter and how to prepare for an interview.
This section gives a brief overview of some of the bespoke and exclusive courses available to PFA members.
Other courses that The PFA support which might be of interest to our members.
This aim of this section is to provide a manageable selection of links to further information on education and careers.
The union learning fund supports union learning projects to transform the lives of their members in developing skills, achieving qualifications and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within the workplace.
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