Talent ID Introduction Course


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The Foundations & Fundamentals of Scouting & Analysis
(The Beginning) There are no prerequisite for this course

This course is designed to be taken like a quiz computer game effect which is fun with an easy learning process for everyone and anyone. It’s for students who are looking to get into scouting & analysis as the start of their journey to be a scout, analyst or a better coach. It’s also very useful for agents to have an understanding of the protocols and procedures when looking at grassroots to academy players from a professional aspect.

This is not a simple course as you will be challenged, you will be tested, but most importantly you will be shown how a scout works by being shown the procedures a scout would use at the beginning when learning the ropes and understanding how to look at young players with a scout’s eye.

This course is excellent for scouts, analysts, coaches, agents, football enthusiasts or people wanting to look or indulge in the world of scouting. It’s aimed at anyone wanting to understand scouting clearer, a student of football, a parent or a player would learn from this. It is for everyone wanting to find out the foundations of scouting & analysis.

This course, actually teaches you to scout/analyse, giving you the Foundations & Fundamentals of scouting that may lead you into a new career or hobby. It will even help you improve your players son or daughter.

At IPSO we are known for our “Attention to Detail’’ approach. 

On this course you will be tried as we challenge you in all the interactive activities as you look to win your way through to the final of the IPSO CUP as you learn at the same time. 

This is an easy to use ”computer game styled” course for your enjoyment but with the added bonus of your education in football supported by a certificate at the end, to show that you know the foundations & fundamentals of scouting & analysing players.

This  Course was designed by Elite Premier League Football Scouts who have actually scouted at grassroots, academy and youth level for many years ”SPECIALISTS” combining a world of knowledge to give you a head start in your journey into scouting & analysis.

This course gives you early indicators that only a professional football scout would use with the ‘‘Attention to Detail’’ process that IPSO scouts worldwide use in their everyday procedures, delving deeper into what a professional scout would do at the early stages when scouting young players.

There are many engaging activities within this course which will help you in your search for knowledge. You will gain a great understanding and platform to advance your knowledge and thought process that is needed to operate as a scout or analyst.

The course has been developed in line with the EPPP and is a great stepping stone for a career in football in many capacities.


The IPSO Introduction into Football Scouting Course is based 100% online. 

Once you’ve made your payment, you’ll receive your assigned username and password. 

Please check your spam / junk folder, emails can often get found in this area. We advise for best effects that you take the course on a PC or Mac with the latest version of Google Chrome installed for optimal speed and ease of use.

Need more information?

If you need more information contact us for more help or support scouting@ipsofootball.com

Language: English

Duration: Should take you between 1 to 2 hour’s depending on the student.

Where: Online.

Price: £40.

Certificate of completion; Sent at the end of the course.

Your next step will be the 2-day  TID Grassroots to Pro-Academy 6’s to 23’s Course to further your knowledge of talent identification and to ultimately move you forward to operate as a football scout or analyst.


If you already purchased the course you can start it straight away. Click the button bellow to go to the “Introduction Course” and away you go.





Our main aim at IPSO is to provide the appropriate tools and knowledge that will make you a better amateur or professional football person within the game. But we don’t just stop there, after you take our courses you are part of the IPSO Family.

We pride ourselves of helping our students progress their way into the football world with the help of our growing worldwide network of contacts. We help aspiring amateurs or professionals find their first job in the game by teaching the procedures and the techniques with ”Attention to Detail” that professionals use.

Our courses are endorsed worldwide by the YMCA Awards which makes our diplomas an official document recognized as Education Providers.

What’s the difference between us and other providers? What do we offer?

Someone’s Level 3 course may not be as strong as someone’s Level 1? Don’t think all courses are the same?

The best way to find out about why we differ and why ‘‘we make a difference’’ is to speak to other students who have participated on other workshops and courses from different providers, quite easy to do on social media these days especially on LinkedIn & Facebook.


‘‘Wow the content is brilliant not basic! Exactly what I wanted to learn’’

‘‘They TEACH you to scout & analyse, not just show you’’

‘‘The workshops are better than some courses I’ve been on”

 ”The materials are worth the participation fee alone’’

‘‘It’s worth going on especially for agents/intermediaries to make new contacts in high positions’’

‘‘They make you feel very comfortable regardless of your experience’’

‘‘At every step they made sure everyone understood what was being taught.’’

”If that’s a workshop, i can’t wait to see the courses”

‘‘It was like talking to your mates the tutors are great’’

‘‘It will transform your understanding of the game and teach you how to analyse football in ways you never considered before’’



The professionalism & experience of the tutors.

The strength of the content in materials on the workshop or course.

The added bonuses of free products Jobs4football, Metrica, Noisefeed, Footballersglobal,

The aftercare and help provided after participating.

The methodology and easy descriptive learning to understand clearly.

The world-wide contacts you will gain and meet.

The interactions to ask questions you want to know there and then.

Past students will clarify all this with the attention to detail we go into. 

Not only explaining scouting & analysis clearly but the procedures that should be taken without cutting corners, where mistakes could be made. 

Showing you how to fix any minor problems, why and how to analyse to your advantage to save time to not make any simple mistakes that could cause issues. Tips and experiences that only a very experienced scout would know.


Scouting Reports Templates
Professional Examples
Football E-Books


Worldwide Scouting Network
News & Job Alerts
Coaches & Analysts


Certified Endorsement as
Football Scouting & Analysis
Education Providers Worldwide