Celtic - Coaching and Developing Football

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


This coaching and developing sport course will give you the underpinning knowledge and practical coaching skills you need to pursue a career in the football industry or to progress to Higher Education.

Sports Coaching Theory; Coaching Children; Anatomy and Physiology; Conduct and Ethics; First Aid;
Work Experience; Sports Development; Research; Coaching of Sport: An Introduction; Graded Unit 1; Strength and Conditioning; Inclusive Sport; Fitness Testing; Nutrition; Principles of Fitness;
Psychology of Sports Coaching

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, or NQ Sports and Fitness (Level 6); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will be required to attend for interview.

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

Employment in the football coaching industry, or HND Coaching and Developing Sport (Cardonald) or entry to relevant BSc sports development course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level