The Birmingham FA Youth Council is delighted to announce that it has re-launched its Youth Leadership Development Programme (YLDP) for the 2017/18...
The Youth Leadership Development Programme is open to all aged between 14 and 25 and consists of monthly CPD sessions hosted at Birmingham FA’s Ray Hall Lane headquarters. These sessions focus on specific leadership skills and the support of participants’ personal and professional development.

Each young leader will be provided with a mentor from their respective field of work, who will volunteer their time to provide support.

Leaders will be invited to help run and organise events alongside the Birmingham County FA Youth Council, with the focus being on leaders developing themselves so as to later give back to their communities.

Provisional Session Dates

Sessions take place at Birmingham County FA and usually run from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Dates and times will be confirmed upon completion of recruitment.

Tuesday 27th February
Tuesday 27th March
Tuesday 24th April
Tuesday 29th May
Tuesday 26th June

Applications are open from 5 January 2018 to Friday 26 January 2018.

Candidates will be notified by close of play on Friday 2 February 2018 as to whether they have been shortlisted for interview.

Interviews will take place at Birmingham County FA, the week commencing Monday 12 February 2018.

Successful candidates will be notified of their place on the programme by Monday 19 February 2018.


For more information, please contact Rafe Turner, Football Development Officer at Birmingham County FA, via or call 0121 357 4278 (Ext. 213).

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