Football Performance (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


The NQ Football Performance course will give you the opportunity to train and play in the manner of a professional footballer. You will focus on improving and developing your technical abilities, your tactical game understanding and knowledge as well as your physical attributes within the game.

You will also improve and develop fitness aspects such as strength, power, flexibility, agility, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance and speed.

Units can include:
Sporting activity football; Technical and tactical within team training sessions; Sporting activity: an introduction; Health analysis, football preparation; Sports conditioning for footballers; Individual player development programme (IPDP); Football, health and wellbeing.

A PVG will be required to undertake any coaching placements/work experience which may be included in the course.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4. Interview.

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

Relevant NQ or HNC/D

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level