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Chris Higgins

Personal Development Manager

My role at PFA Scotland is to provide you, our members, with the support you need to plan for a second career. Whether you are at the end of your playing career and looking for a job, looking to study while you’re still playing, wanting to run a job…

Applied Management Course

PFA Scotland and Edinburgh Napier have joined forces to provide members with off-field skills required for Manager, Director of Football or Academy Director roles.

Coaching Courses – Badges, Licenses

These SFA-ran courses are integral to undertaking and excelling in coaching roles. Ever-popular with players as an option for their career after playing football.

Creative Media Course

This fully-online Zoom class allows you to learn criticial digital and social media skills over the course of the year to help you prepare for a number of careers.

Fire Brigade Opportunity

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service presents an opportunity for you to use your physical and mental attributes gained as a footballer to help protect, save lives and manage dangerous situations.

Introduction to Microsoft Office

PFA Scotland members can now get to grips with the essentials of the ever-popular and universally-used Microsoft Office.

Introduction to Tiling Course

Learn a useful and in-demand skill in Tiling with expert instructors at the DIY Trade School!

Personal Training Course

PFA Scotland Members can take advantage of discounted rates for industry-leading personal training course providers ‘The Fitness Group’.

Plastering Course | 4-Day Intensive

An ever-useful trade to have – and popular with players – the plastering and skimming course is taken by the experts.

Police Briefing Sessions

PFA Scotland Members can make the transition from player to police either alongside or after their career. Players often possess the physical and mental attributes to move into this career.

Spanish Course

PFA Scotland members can take this opportunity to learn the first steps of an expansive, globally-adopted language all from the comfort of your home!

Sports Massage

PFA Scotland Members can now take the first step to a future career in Sports Therapy or Massage with the Sports Massage Diploma!