HNC Sports Coaching and Development
Covers multiple disciplines within the industry and facilitates the investigation of these topics in an academic manner at SCQF level 7. Areas covered include: Sports Coaching, Sports Development and a range of Sports Science topics. Learners will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work as a professional within the sports industry in a variety of contexts. Learners have the opportunity to visit and participate in a variety of sporting events and festivals and gain additional sports and fitness qualifications. The course provides learners with the industry-recognised PDA qualification certified by SportScotland/CIMSPA (Level 2 Coaching Framework).
Two appropriate Highers such as English, PE or a Science at C, equivalent academic achievement (Level 6 industry relevant PDAs/NPAs) 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 written 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.
Learners can progress directly into the HND in Sports Coaching and Development upon successful completion of 15 credits. Successful learners may also gain employment within the sport and fitness industry.
19 Aug 2024
- 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