LEVEL 1 Scouting & Analysis DECEMBER 4th (18-00 to 22-00), 5th (09-00 to 13-00) & 6th (10-00 to 17-00)




The Level 1 in scouting & analysis is the most detailed and interactive course in scouting players. It’s designed to develop and help scouts, agents or analysts devise detailed accurate reports for to build a database of players or intended targets.


As the professional game continues to evolve, so to does the role of the scouts and analysts, showing their increasing importance to a team’s backroom staff. On this course, you’ll learn how to approach scouting at the elite level of the game, with a specific focus on 1st team scouting in football and your approach to player recruitment when working as a first team scout.


The programme will allow you to share knowledge and experiences with other scouts and analysts. It will also show you how world-leading football clubs operate when working within the first team environment.


How’s it structured

The course is made up of three-days Friday, Saturday & Sunday (other dates can be provided please check each course individually). You will be shown new techniques and procedures throughout the course, you will also take part in tasks and assessments assisted by industry experts (Scouts) from the premier league and international football.


Over the three-days you will explore the role of a 1st team scout, reflecting on your current working practices in terms of scouting and analysis, and be fully supported in your continuous improvement by the IPSO tutor.


The course is endorsed and approval by YMCA awards, IFBI Brussels (The International Football Institute), Polish, Estonia and India Football Associations with many football clubs across Europe including Malmo FF  Slavia Praha, Legia Warsaw and Ludogorets who all regularly appear in the Champions League. The course has been developed in line with the EPPP.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Learning Outcomes and Qualification

After you’ve successfully completed this course you will have a clear understanding of what makes an effective scout working in the professional game and how to make important decisions relating to the recruitment of players within a professional football club.


By completing the IPSO Level 1 Scouting & Analysis Course you will receive an IPSO certificate with a worldwide endorsement off the YMCA AWARDS. It’s a great way to pursue full time employment within a professional club. With your new found skills, talent and qualification you will be ideally placed if any opportunities arise in any professional clubs looking to build up their scouting departments when looking for scouts.


All new customers participating on the Level 1 will receive 4 weeks exclusive access to jobs4football and 4 week access to Noisfeed. IPSO is proud to partner with several of the markets leading analysis platforms used by the world’s best football clubs and associations. Also for IPSO scouts (only) free use of footballersglobal.


jobs4football Will give you the up to date job opportunities worldwide in football, scouting jobs and opportunities before anyone else.


Noisefeed  Will  give you the up to date social media findings with footballers (worldwide) which could have a bearing on signing players.


footballersglobal.com Is a website for players worldwide who post their videos on a special platform were you could check them out in your area or anywhere in the world. This website is for IPSO scouts only.


For those who want to continue their learning in this field, the next step is the IPSO Level 2 in Match Reporting.


Who’s it For

This course has been specifically designed for anyone already working or aspiring to work at the very top of the game in football scouting. The best clubs, federations, and leagues in the world work with IPSO.


The IPSO Courses are attended by many full-time scouts, ex-professional footballers, performance analysts, current and aspiring coaches, agents, heads of recruitment, journalists and representative from all around the world, football clubs include; Manchester City, Liverpool FC, Leicester City FC, Everton FC, FC Bayern Munich, Slavia Praha, Legia Warsaw, and many more.


Next step

For those who want to continue their learning, the next step is the IPSO Level 2 in Match Reporting. This is learning how to analyse a full team and create a written match report detailing the opposition’s strength and weaknesses. It’s how to become an opposition analyst. Essential for serious professional scouts.

Need more information? 

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


Important:You will receive video links for the course were you look at the clip through a separate window then jump back to the curse under instructions from the tutor.The course is interactive and participants can ask questions at any time on the course.

Where: Through Zoom software products.
Presenter: Colin Chambers, occasionally other presenters.

Presenter: Colin Chambers is the Education Director at IPSO. Colin has wealth of experience with over 20 years in scouting & analysis in the Premier League and at international football. Colin has traveled the world delivering seminars and courses to a worldwide audience including Football Associations and high level professional football clubs such as Malmo FF & Slavia Prague.

Language: English
Duration: DECEMBER 1st (18-00 to 22-00), 2nd (09-00 to 13-00) & 3rd (10-00 to 17-00)
Price: £225  (RRP £395)

Level 1 Scouting & Analysis,
4/6th December, ONLINE

299 $

  • For Instalment plan