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Sports Coaching NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Sport & Fitness, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

28th Aug 2017, 1 year

28th Aug 2017, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course will introduce and develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need for sports coaching. The principles of good coaching practice are examined. A wide practical and theoretical knowledge of games and sports is developed alongside knowledge of fitness training methods.

You'll lead practical coaching sessions with young people in college and schools.  An Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check will require to be successfully completed before you do this. You'll also have the opportunity to qualify for sports coaching awards from national governing bodies.

The course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three Intermediate 2 courses including PE and English; OR
  • Three Standard Grades at credit level including PE and English; OR
  • Three National 5 qualification including PE and English; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

As this is a practical course, a good level of practical performance fitness is required.

You'll be invited for a group interview.

 

What you study

You’ll study:

  • Sporting Activities, eg Basketball, Badminton, or Volleyball.
  • NPA Exercise and Fitness.
  • NPA Sport and Fitness.
  • Coaching and Development.
  • Sport and Recreation.
  • Developing Volunteering.

 

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career as a sports development officer, sports co-ordinator, or other similar positions.

Continuing Study

Students could go on to study a sports-based course at HNC/D level.

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    28th Aug 2017, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome