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.
James Watt College Of Further & Higher Education Finnart Street, PA16 8HF
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HNC Sports Coaching with Development of Sports
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.
, Anatomy, Physiology & Energy Systems;
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;
, Nutrition for Fitness, Health & Exercise,
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.
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
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.