Sports Coaching with Development (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


NQ Sports Coaching with Development (Level 6) prepares you to work in the Sports Coaching and Sports Development industry. It also provides the knowledge required to progress to HND Coaching and Developing Sport, HNC Football Coaching or HND Fitness, Health and Exercise.

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

he course consists of Level 6 units, which cover a range of practical and theoretical Sports Coaching as well as Sport Development related units:

Human physiology; Basic sports coaching techniques; Developing volunteers; Leading sporting activities
Outdoor education - cycling and skiing; Indoor games and sport; Circuit training; Sports development; Work / coaching placements; Working with others; Planning personal fitness; Swimming pool lifeguarding award

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. 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

Relevant HNC/D course

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level