HNC Sports Coaching and Development

Course Content

This course covers multiple disciplines within the industry and facilitates the investigation of these topics in an academic manner. Areas such as: Sports Coaching, Sports Development and a range of Sports Science topics. The HNC provides learners with an industry-recognised PDA qualification, and the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a professional within the sports industry in a variety of contexts. Students have the opportunity to visit and participate in a variety of sporting events and festivals and gain additional sports and fitness qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Two appropriate Highers such as English, PE or a Science at C, equivalent academic achievement or successful progression from a relevant full-time sport course. Applications are also welcome from those holding alternative qualifications and/or relevant industry experience. Interview process: 1-1 interview, practical assessment, an extended writing task and a reference may be required. PVG Scheme Membership is a mandatory requirement for placement. 

Method of Assessment

Variety of assessments: practical performance, written assignments, presentations, portfolio, exams, placement & coaching delivery. 

Future Prospects

The HNC will articulate directly into the HND in Sports Coaching and Development upon successful completion of 15 credits. Successful learners may gain employment within the sport and fitness industry. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    21 Sep 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Subject Area

    Sport & Fitness

  • Course Fee


  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page

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