Football Performance (Level 5)

New College Lanarkshire


Broadwood Campus


The NQ Football Performance course is delivered in partnership with Clyde FC to give students unique exposure to the football club, and if they can prove their skills and dedication, may be considered for the Under-20s/youth team.

The course is provided in the football environment of Broadwood Stadium, giving students the chance to train and play in a professional stadium that can host just under 8,000 people.

Human Physiology; Nutrition; Session Planning and Delivery; Physical development is delivered through a strength conditioning plan that focuses on the needs of the individual; Technical and tactical development of football skills and knowledge is provided through practical training sessions with coaches qualified up to UEFA ‘A’ and ‘Pro’ Licence level; Anatomy; Nutrition; Contemporary training methods; How to work as part of a team; Enhancing core skills in communication and IT.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5; preferably English and Physical Education; or relevant qualifications at SCQF Level 4/5. 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

NQ Higher Football Performance; NQ Higher Sport/Fitness

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level