Mountain Biking

Borders College


Scottish Borders Campus


This programme allows students to gain a suite of qualifications at SCQF Level 6 whilst developing their mountain biking skills, including NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport and SQA units in Psychology, Circuit Training, and Planning Personal Fitness. Core Skills for working in the sport industry are an essential, timetabled part of this course.

Part of the course delivery will provide students with the opportunity to be coached by staff from the Dirt School at the world class mountain biking facility at Glentress, Peebles.

Entry Requirements

English and/or Physical Education at National 5. Interview, references and skill test.

This programme is designed to develop the competitive abilities of an athlete and it is expected that applicants will already be competing and performing under race conditions.

Progression Routes

HNC Coaching and Developing Sport

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks


Sport and Uniformed Services

SCQF Level