But the 40-year-old has taken another step in his aspiration to landing a job as a No 1 after completing the final qualification in the coaching ladder and struggled to hide his joy as he posted an Instagram with his certificate.
Alongside the photo, Terry said: "I'm delighted to have completed my UEFA Pro Licence with the FA.
"I have loved and enjoyed the journey where I have met and learnt from some great people on the course.
"A huge thank you to all the FA Staff who have been superb in supporting us all the way through. Dream big JT."