Coaching and Developing Sport

West Lothian College


This course is for students who want to work in coaching and sports development.

The course includes:

Sports coaching theory and practice; Anatomy, physiology and energy systems; Inclusive sports provision; Psychology of sports coaching. You can also do a first aid at work certificate.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above including English; or NQ Personal Fitness Development (Level 6) plus Higher Physical Education. Entry by interview, written test and practical fitness test.

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 ypu would need.

Progression Routes

Degree level courses in a sports discipline with 2nd or 3rd year entry

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport & Fitness

SCQF Level