HNC/D Sports Coaching with Development of Sport

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About This Course:

These courses introduce and develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need for sports coaching. The principles of good coaching practice are examined and a wide practical and theoretical knowledge of games and sports is developed. Work experience is included on HN programmes. You will also have the opportunity to qualify for Sports Coaching awards from National Governing Bodies.

You will lead practical coaching sessions, in college and in schools. An Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check will require to be successfully completed before you coach young people in schools.

What You Need:

HNC

  • At least 1 Higher at Grade C or equivalent
  • NQ/NC qualification at Level 6 OR
  • Ot…

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Overview

About This Course:

These courses introduce and develop the skills and knowledge you’ll need for sports coaching. The principles of good coaching practice are examined and a wide practical and theoretical knowledge of games and sports is developed. Work experience is included on HN programmes. You will also have the opportunity to qualify for Sports Coaching awards from National Governing Bodies.

You will lead practical coaching sessions, in college and in schools. An Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check will require to be successfully completed before you coach young people in schools.

What You Need:

HNC

  • At least 1 Higher at Grade C or equivalent
  • NQ/NC qualification at Level 6 OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience supported by a personal statement and a reference from a PE teacher or sports coach
  • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport

HND

  • 2 Highers, one preferably being PE
  • NQ/NC qualification at Level 6 OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience supported by a personal statement and a reference from a PE teacher or sports coach
  • Offers are subject to attending an interview where you should demonstrate your interest and knowledge/skills in sport

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What You Study:

Some of the subjects you’ll study include: Sports Coaching Theory and Practice, Principles of Fitness Training, Anatomy Physiology and Energy Systems, Sports Mechanics, and Event Management in Sport, Coaching of Sports Level 1, Psychology of Sports Coaching

After The Course:

• Career – sports development officers, sports co-ordinators and other positions

• Continuing study –HNC: apply for 2nd Year HND. HND: apply for second or third year entry to BA and BA (Hons) courses at Stirling University, University of Abertay, Glasgow Caledonian University, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of the West of Scotland such as BA (Hons) Sport Development, BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching.

How Long:

Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one year with an HNC.

Location:

City Campus Townhead

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