James Watt College

HNC Sports Coaching with Development of Sports

James Watt College
In Greenock

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Typology HNC
Location Greenock (Scotland)
  • HNC
  • Greenock (Scotland)
Description

An introduction to the basic principles of coaching of sport and the roles of the development officer in sport. The course is designed to allow candidates to gain a recognised qualification which, in itself, may gain access to employment in the industry.

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Location

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Greenock (Renfrewshire)
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James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education Finnart Street, PA16 8HF

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· Requirements

A related NC, one relevant Higher Grade or equivalent. Some students with previous experience may be accepted without formal qualifications. All entry is subject to outcome of discussion at information session.

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Course programme

HNC Sports Coaching with Development of Sports

Course Aims:
An introduction to the basic principles of coaching of sport and the roles of the development officer in sport. The course is designed to allow candidates to gain a recognised qualification which, in itself, may gain access to employment in the industry.

Course Content:
Workplace Experience;
, Anatomy, Physiology & Energy Systems;
, Coaching of Sports Level 1;
, Conduct & Ethics for Sports Coaching;
, First Aid for Sport;
, Prevention & Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries;
, Principles of Fitness Training;
, Psychology of Sports Coaching;
, Resistance Training for Sport;
, Sports Coaching Theory & Practice;
, Working with Children in a Sporting Context;
, Health Screening Level 7;
, Sports Coaching with Development of Sports Graded Unit 1;
, Development of Sports;
, Nutrition for Fitness, Health & Exercise,

Progression Opportunities:
There are links with a number of Higher Education establishments and candidates may move directly to degree level courses in subject related areas or continue to year 2 of the HND award.

Career Potential:
Students may be employed as sports coaches at introductory level or gaim employment assisting in the development of sports and fitness programmeas. Flexibility across different sports and the possession of governing body awards will improve employability opportunities.

Course Assessment:
A range of practical and theoretical components will be continually assesed throughout the year. These include closed book written papers, assigments, oral presentations and practical observations of coaching.


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