Coaching and Developing Sport (2nd year entry)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


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

Content includes:
Sports mechanics; Nutrition; Fitness conditioning; Improving coaching; Coaching or sports performance development; Sports development and research; Graded unit 2; Graded unit 3; Inclusive sports coaching; Personal development planning; Current exercise trends; Managing a sports or fitness related event; Psychology of sports performers.

Please note: that all students will have to purchase a college sports kit at a cost of approximately £50.

Entry Requirements

HNC in Coaching and Developing Sport. You should have a demonstrable active interest in sport or fitness. Entry is subject to 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

3rd year entry to Bsc Hons Sports Coaching, Sports Development or Sports and Development at University of the West of Scotland. Employment in the Sports Industry.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level