Coaching and Developing Sport (2nd year entry)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


HND 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.

The HND includes an embedded PDA in Sports Coaching at SCQF Level 8. The PDA is jointly certificated with Sportscotland and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). This is an entry to year 2.

Subjects covered include:

Sports development 2; Sports coaching practitioner: knowing yourself 2; Sports coaching practitioner: knowing others 2; Sports coaching practitioner: knowing coaching 2; Sports coaching and development: graded unit 2; Physical preparation for sports performance; Psychology of sport and exercise; Current exercise trends.

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

Entry Requirements

Relevant HNC. Entry 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

Relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level