Football Performance (Level 6)

New College Lanarkshire


Broadwood Campus


The course develops your football ability and physical capacity to enhance your opportunity to progress in the game. The course includes units such as Human Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing, a National Progression Award in Exercise and Fitness Leadership at Level 6, work experience and units to develop your coaching practice.

The course incorporates not only coaching units but exercise and fitness content to afford students the opportunity to progress into both sports coaching or health and fitness courses.

As part of an on-going learning process, work is assessed throughout the year and assessments may be in the form of assignments, project work, restricted response questions, oral presentations and tutor observations of practical performance

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5; Higher Physical Education would be an advantage; or NQ Football Performance (Level 5); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview may be required. Personal Statement is required.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HNC Coaching, HNC Football Performance and Coaching, HNC in Fitness, Health and Exercise, HNC (Football) Fitness, Health and Exercise, or to gain work in the sport/leisure industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level