If you're considering a career as a professional Football Intermediary, this training course will benefit you and your career goals.
As there are no prerequisites to enrol on this programme, anyone can train to become a Football Intermediary. We will teach you all you need to learn to navigate this industry successfully, and you will also earn a Football Intermediary certificate to support your knowledge.
Previously, becoming a professional Football Agent was difficult and expensive to get started. In 2015 the rules were changed, allowing everyone to become Football Intermediary, with the only requirements being to comply with local FA’s rules. For those in England, this includes:
This programme is for delegates aged 18 or older.
Our Football Intermediary Programme is a mix of online learning and virtual training, providing an interactive focus on training not offered elsewhere.
We have divided our Football programme into three key elements:
Football Intermediary Certificate – An online training course, with 16 core modules, aimed at helping you gain the knowledge required to become a Football Intermediary. These modules focus on the financial intricacies of the football industry, how to handle contract negotiations, and supporting players during their personal lives. This training course is interactive and includes animations, detailed explanations, and quizzes. Study at your own pace, with unlimited 24/7 access, for 6-months.
Exclusive Access Virtual Event – A fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business in a Virtual Classroom setting. You will have the chance to ask questions and learn from key players, managers, Intermediaries in this industry (speakers may vary).
Instructed by Xabier deBeristain Humphrey and other special guests, you will discuss the football industry and what it’s like to represent players as a Football Intermediary. At the end of this professional training event, you would have gained the knowledge and skills to consider a career as a Football Intermediary. As networking is such a key part of this industry, you will have ample time to network with other students and trainers.
Mentor+ - Access to our team of mentors throughout your 6-months course access.
While this training course has been developed to help you become a Football Intermediary, the skills and knowledge you gain can be used across other sporting industries.
That said, this training is focused on those individuals looking to embark on a career as a Football Intermediary.
We are proud to deliver this exciting and unique Football Intermediary Professional Programme. Students will have access to excellent course materials, webinar, and support, which will help guide you on your career path.
We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 590,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 9,000 students.
By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.
Our Football Intermediary Professional Programme will provide you with the knowledge required to offer a high level of service to your players.
This course comprises 16 modules, including:
When can I enrol on this course?
You can enrol on this course at any time and once you have access to your course materials, you can study whenever and wherever you like, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 12 months.
When and where will this programme be held?
The Football Intermediary Certificate is 100% online and you will have access to these course materials 24/7 for 12 months.
The next Exclusive Access Virtual Event will be:
How much is my investment in this course?
If life as a Football Intermediary sounds like the career move for you, now is the time to start your journey and enrol on this course.
We offer three payment options to make enrolling on this course easier for you:
Xabier and his team are available throughout your first 12 months, to help with course-related questions and help getting started in this industry.
About Xabier deBeristain Humphrey
Xabier is a highly regarded Sports Intermediary and Lawyer. He is fluent in English, Spanish, French, and German, which means he is one of just a few Intermediaries and lawyers who can represent their clients directly from different parts of the world.
Xabier has played in Athletic Bilbao Academy alongside the likes of Mikel Arteta and Xabi Alonso, making Xabier genuinely one of the few Intermediaries that can do it all.
His Sports agency, DBW Global, supports a wide range of football players, including:
Qualified Sports Lawyer
Xabier is not only a respected Football Intermediary, but he is also a licenced sports and commercial sector lawyer, representing leading law firms, such as Clifford Chance LLP and Allen & Overy.
Xabier is passionate about education, regularly supporting football clubs by speaking to parents, players, and club employees on industry challenges. Xabier and the DBW Global team have partnered with us to offer an industry-leading Football Intermediary programme.