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WHU Foundation Learning Academy - Trial dates

WHU Foundation Learning Academy - Trial dates

West Ham United Foundation Learning Academy in partnership with Barking & Dagenham College.


If you’re a footballer aged between 16-18 years old, gain a sports related qualification whilst developing as a footballer at the West Ham United Foundation Learning Academy.

Places at the Academy will be offered based on a trial and interview.

Trial dates for boys:

Saturday 17 June, 10am - 12noon, Barking & Dagenham College

Trial dates for girls:

Saturday 10 June, 10am - 12noon

As part of the trial you’ll be formally interviewed, get to hear from the West Ham United Foundation and be able to ask any questions you have about the Academy or the qualifications on offer.

What’s on offer?

If you’re accepted to the Learning Academy, you’ll receive professional football coaching by UEFA A and B licensed coaches. Your full training schedule will take place at the First Team and Academy training grounds and you’ll compete in the Conference Youth Alliance League / BCS College League.

Alongside your training, you’ll study for BTEC Level 1-3 qualifications at Barking & Dagenham College and can also work towards professional sports coaching qualifications. 

To book your trial and interview, please contact: 

Boys trials: and

Girls trials:


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