Palace for Life Foundation

Palace for Life Foundation will be running our flagship Premier League Works Employability Programme from the 10th July 2017 – 30th August 2017. Sessions will run on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10am – 3pm at Sutton United FC’s Borough Sports Ground, SM1 (Mondays & Tuesdays) and at the Samuel Coleridge Taylor Centre (Wednesdays) for 8 WEEKS.


Do you live in South London?
Do you want to work with others to build your community?
Would you like support to find employment, training or further education?
Do you want to kick-start your career in Hospitality, Catering, Sports Coaching or the Construction Industry?
Would you like to build your confidence in skills needed for work?
Are you aged 16 – 25 years old?
Would you like to gain work experience within a football club environment?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above – the Premier League Works – Employability Programme is for YOU!

Palace for Life Foundation is excited to announce that we are now taking on participants for our new PL Works – Employability Programme. The summer programme will run for 8 weeks on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays however, participants are given mentoring support throughout the programme for up to 6 months after the course ends.

You will have the opportunity to set goals and complete a Personal Development Plan, attend Workshop Sessions and receive 1:1 Mentoring. This will help you to access a range of opportunities for success through accredited training, short courses, and taster days, networking events, volunteering, community events and masterclasses.

Some of the accreditations include:

Health & Safety Level 1
Life Skills
NCFE Level 1 in Personal & Social Development
Event Planning/Community Social Action Project
90 Minutes of Football/Sports twice a week
Business & Enterprise Skills
*CSCS Card (for those following the Construction Pathway)
30-Hour Work Placement
8 Jamie Oliver Food Foundation Cooking Lessons
MasterChef ‘Style’ cooking competition and big prizes

And much, much more……

To support participants to follow other pathways outside of football coaching we have added cooking skills for those interested in working within the hospitality and catering industries (including 8 sessions of the Jamie Oliver Ministry of Food Course). Also, Health & Safety Level 1 and the CSCS Card for those interested in working within the Construction Industry. We are happy to book participants onto the FA level 1 coaching Badge once they have completed the PL Works Programme. There will also be 90 minutes of football/gym/cooking twice a week and a Master Chef ‘style’ competition at the end where participants can win big prizes.

We will be having an Open Day on Wednesday 28th June 2017, 11am – 1pm @ Selhurst Park Stadium, Holmesdale Road, London SE25 6PU

1:1 Interviews will take place on:

4th July 2017 at Sutton United FC, the borough Sports Ground, Gander Green Lane, Sutton SM1 2EY, by appointment only

5th July 2017 at Selhurst Park Stadium, Holmesdale Road, London SE25 6PU by appointment only

Course Start Dates: Monday 10th July – Wednesday 30th August 2017, 10am – 3pm

Mondays & Tuesdays @ Sutton United
Wednesdays @ the Samuel Coleridge Taylor Centre

In order to apply, please complete the REGISTRATION FORM and return it to If you would like to discuss the programme further please call Susan on 07808 322983.

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