Sports Coaching and Development

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


Thinking of pursuing a career in sports coaching and development? HND Sports Coaching and Development could be the course for you.

This programme is designed to offer a 21st century learning and development experience providing a truly blended approach to learning through a combination of College and industry-based work and learning.

Year 1:
Sports Development; Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics in Sport; Sports Coaching: Developing Professional Practice; Sports Coaching: Knowing Yourself; Sports Coaching: Knowing Others; Sports Coaching: Knowing Coaching; Personal Development Planning; Work Placement

Year 2:
Fitness Conditioning in Sport; Sports Mechanics; Improving Coaching in Sport; Coaching of Sports Performance Development; Sports Development and Research; Coaching and Developing Sport: Graded Units 2 and 3; Psychology of Sports Performance; Marketing: An Introduction; Nutrition for Fitness, Health and Exercise

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English or another English based subject; or relevant NC or NQ programme at SCQF Level 6. Interview and fitness test.

Progression Routes

Relevant degree programme or employment

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Sport, Fitness and Outdoor Education

SCQF Level