Kirklees College has been chosen by the International Professional Scouting Organisation (IPSO) as the first college in the UK to run their football scouting course. IPSO Education Director Colin Chambers shakes hands with Head of Sport at Kirklees College, Christian Thersby as we look forward to a great working relationship and future projects together.

The Level 1 Foundation Skills in Professional Scouting Course is run by international, and Premier League, scouts and offers current scouts, as well as people aspiring to become scouts, the opportunity to improve their skills and knowledge in scouting.

Curriculum team leader for Sport and Public Services, Christian Thersby, is delighted the college has been chosen as the first UK based college to host the course, claiming it is a massive boost for Kirklees College.

– Kirklees College are excited to be linking up with the International Professional Scouting Organisation to help deliver this unique football scouting course. This course is a massive boost for us at Kirklees College and I am sure this is the start of a great partnership with IPSO leading in to the future.” Said Christian Thersby.