Celtic Pathway into Football Coaching

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


NQ Celtic Pathway into Football Coaching (Level 6) will give you the skills, expertise and relevant vocational qualifications to work within the football industry. It aims to develop a pathway/certification for football coaches, leading to possible employment with Celtic Football Club.

It also provides you with the knowledge required for progression onto HND Coaching and Developing Sport or HND Fitness, Health and Exercise.

You must be physically fit to undertake the practical elements of the course.

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

Units include:
Sporting activity football; Coaching children; Coaching young footballers; Introduction to analysing football performance; Talent identification and scouting; Human physiology through physical exercise; Introduction of support mechanisms.

You will also complete SFA Awards - 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 along with 1.2 goalkeeping award.

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 5, or NQ Sport and Fitness (Level 5), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview and pre-entry 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 you would need.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 5 or 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level