Coaching and Development (Sports)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus


Sports coaching is a key aspect in the expanding sports industry across the UK, from grass roots level to high performance sports.

This qualification will help you to pursue a career in coaching across a range of sports.

Your learning will take place in our games hall, in one of our high-performance gyms, occasionally in a classroom but often out in the sports industry itself.

Your assessments on this programme take place throughout the year but at a time when you are ready to be assessed.

You will experience a range of sports throughout your time with us, such as Netball, Volleyball, Basketball and Badminton.

You will also be able to undertake a range of short coaching qualifications. These qualifications can add real value to your job applications in the industry and give you the competitive edge to start your career in sports coaching.

Entry Requirements

Higher English or Physical Education; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and fitness test.

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.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level