What’s the course about

As the leading provider of Talent Identification courses worldwide we deliver the best and most detailed courses across the UK, Europe, America, Africa, and China.


The course is a look into young football players in their development from the ages of 6-16, it is developed by Premier League Scouts and Heads of Recruitment touching on all aspects when looking at young players in a more accurate and detailed calculation of the player.


The course will delve into key areas vitally important to football scouting at youth level. It explores sophisticated scouting strategies and procedures that even improves coaching methods after the evaluation of the young player. It will show you how to make justified, evidence based decisions when improving or recruiting players to your club. It will also show the most effective ways to manage a young player’s development.


This course helps coaches improve their analysis of young players more accurately therefore affecting their own coaching procedures when coaching the young player and bring them on quicker and more proficiently meeting the player’s individual needs far more professionally. This also helps parents or agents understand the player’s needs when assessing their young player with the attention to detail that is needed.


The programme will allow you to share knowledge and experiences with other scouts and explore how world-leading clubs and academies operate.


How’s it structured

The course is made up of two-days Saturday & Sundays (other dates can be provided please check each course individually). You will take part in a blend of learning tasks and assessments receiving on course theory, delivered by industry experts, you will also do practical group tasks with support provided by an IPSO tutor.


The course is endorsed and approval by YMCA awards   with a certificate provided worldwide. Also endorsing us are the IFBI Brussels (The International Football Institute), Polish, Indian and Estonian Football Associations and many football clubs across Europe, including Malmo, 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 have 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 at grassroots and academy level.

By completing the IPSO TID course you will receive an IPSO certificate with a worldwide endorsement and qualification. It’s a great way to pursue full time employment within a professional club if you wanted. With your new found skills,talent and qualification you will be ideally placed if any opportunities arise in any professional clubs, that maybe looking to build up their scouting departments when looking for scouts.

All new customers onto the TID course 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.

NNoisefeed 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 young players worldwide who post their videos on a special platform where you could check them out in your area. For IPSO scouts only.


For those who want to continue their learning in this field, the next step is the IPSO Level 1 in Scouting & Analysis and IPSO Level 2 in Match Reporting in Football.


Who’s it For

This course has been specifically designed for anyone already working or aspiring beginners looking to work at the very top of the game in football scouting. The best clubs, associations, 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 over the world and football clubs including; 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 in this field, the next step is the IPSO Level 1. This is learning how to work as a first team scout in the environment of first team at the professional club.

Need more information? 

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

Talent Identification Course
20/21st June, Lagos

412 $

  • For Instalment plan