Sports Coaching and Development

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


Unlock your potential in the sports, exercise, or leisure industry with this HNC Sports Coaching and Development course. Tailored for sports and fitness enthusiasts, this one-year program equips you with the knowledge and skills to confidently develop participant talent across a range of sports.

Content includes:

sports development; human anatomy, physiology and biomechanics in sport; developing professional practice; and sports coaching practitioner.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, or Advanced Sports and Fitness (Level 6), or other relevant national qualifications 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

HND Sports Coaching and Development

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level