Coaching and Developing Sport

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Broadwood Campus


This course deepens the knowledge and widens the experience gained during HNC level study. It offers an in-depth analysis of research in sport, a thorough understanding of sports development along with the opportunity to refine and apply coaching skills in context. Partnership links with schools, local community groups and external agencies ensure you gain “real life” practical coaching experiences. You will also have the opportunity to gain National Governing Body awards in a range of sports.

The course involves study of:
Improving Coaching in Sport; Sports Mechanics; Fitness Conditioning in Sport; Sports Development and Research; Coaching of Sports Performance Development; Coaching and Developing Sport: Graded Unit 2 and 3.

Optional units may vary across campuses.

Entry Requirements

HNC Coaching and Developing Sport. 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

Articulation to Year 2 or 3 of degree courses at selected Scottish Universities

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level