Achieving Excellence in Sport - Women's Football
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Part time
Duration 42 weeks
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This course is for S5 & S6 pupils who are at school.
Through theoretical and practical learning, this course is designed to support football performance - specifically for female players. You will learn about key aspects of football performance such as Nutrition, Physiological systems, individual development, personal wellbeing and recovery.
What you will learn
- Anatomy, Physiology and Nutrition
- Individual Performance in Sport
- Codes of Conduct
How the course is assessed
The course is assessed on an ongoing basis using a variety of methods which can include:
- Written assessments
- Group exercises
- Practical tasks and observations
Number of days per week
- 3 National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above, with the inclusion of English and either PE or a science subject
- You must be a registered player at any club level (e.g. NAP/League one/Championship/SWPL2 & SWPL1)
Applicants will be required to submit a completed personal statement highlighting suitability for the course as part of the application process.
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
This course is designed for progression to full-time study at SCQF level 7 e.g. HNC Fitness, Health & Exercise, Sports Coaching or Sports Therapy. You will also require Higher English at Grade C or above.
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