Coaching and Developing Sport

West College Scotland


Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus, Greenock (Waterfront) Campus


The course programme is designed to support candidates who wish to pursue (as a possible career path) working within the Sports Coaching and Sports Development Industries. At the same time, many of the competences achieved will allow candidates to make other career decisions and follow different pathways within the Sport or other industries. The awards are designed to support candidates in developing further the skills and competences which they may have gained from lower level awards.

You'll learn about:
Sports Development; Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics in Sport; Developing Professional Practice; Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Yourself; Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Others; Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Coaching; Sports Coaching and Development: Graded Unit; PDA in Sports Coaching.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English or another English based subject; or NC Sport and Fitness (Level 5), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HND Coaching and Developing Sport

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level