Sports Coaching and Development (Football Coaching)

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


The primary focus for this HNC course is Football Coaching and it also provides learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as Sports professionals within a variety of different settings in the sector. This highly practical course covers a wide range of contemporary topics such as Coaching Theory and Practice, Sports Development, Anatomy and Biomechanics, and Professional Practice.

Subjects Include:
Human Anatomy; Physiology and Biomechanics; Sports Coaching Practitioner: Knowing Self, Knowing Coaching, Knowing Others; Sports Development; Sports Coaching and Development: Developing Professional Practice ; Graded Unit 1.

The Graded Unit allows the candidate to explore a topic that is of particular relevance to their own future career aspirations.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, English, Physical Education or a science subject preferred plus National 5 English (if not held at Higher), or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

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

HND Coaching and Development of Sport

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level