Coaching and Developing Sport

Ayrshire College


Kilmarnock Campus


You’ll spend a lot of your day in the coaching environment. However there’s also a fair bit of theory and written elements, so be prepared to spend time in the classroom as well as self-study.

Subjects may include: Sports Coaching Theory and Practice; Sports Development; Coaching Children; Flexibility Training, Fitness Training and Testing, Strength and Conditioning; Inclusive Sports Provision; Psychology; Anatomy, Physiology and Energy Systems.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, ideally including Physical Education, or a relevant NC Course at SCQF Level 6. A place on the course is subject to an interview process.

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

2nd year entry to HND Coaching and Developing Sport or progression to employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level