James Watt College

HND Sports Coaching with Development of Sports

James Watt College
In Greenock

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

Develops knowledge, skills and managerial competencies necessary to gain employment in both sports coaching and sports development. Successful completion of the course may provide progression to the second or third year of related degree level courses.

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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 HNC, two Higher Grades or equivalent or relevant industrial experience. Some students may be accepted without formal qualifications. All entry is subject to outcome of discussion at information session.

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Course programme

HND Sports Coaching with Development of Sports

Course Aims:
Develops knowledge, skills and managerial competencies necessary to gain employment in both sports coaching and sports development. Successful completion of the course may provide progression to the second or third year of related degree level courses.

Course Content:
· Fitness Conditioninh in Sport · Improving Coaching in Sport · Phycology of Sport Performance · Financial Principles & Systems for Sports Organisations · Introduction to Marketing in Sport · Event Management in Sports · Assisting Sport for for disabilitiy · Coaching Sport Level 2 · Community Education & Sports Provision in Scotland · Research Investigation in Sport · Sport Mechanics · Fitness Testing in Sport · Practical & Research Graded Units

Progression Opportunities:
Successful candidates may articulate directly to Year 3 of related degree courses including leisure management and sports studies.

Career Potential:
Students may be employed as sports coaches or gain employment developing sports and fitness programmes. Flexibilty accross a range of sports, work experience and the possesion of governing body awards will also improve employment opportunities.

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


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