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Sport & Fitness

Team Sports NPA (SCP)

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is for S4, S5 & S6 pupils who are at school and will introduce students to sports coaching development, officiating and organising sports and sports participation and performance.  You will learn to think critically and understand human behaviour from different perspectives in a coaching and participatory context.

What you will learn

  • Coaching and Developing Sport
  • Sports Officiating and Organising
  • Sporting Activity: Participation and Performance

How the course is assessed

The course is assessed on an ongoing basis using various methods, including

  • written assessments
  • logbooks
  • group exercises
  • projects
  • assignments
  • practical tasks
  • observations.

Number of days per week

  • 2

Entry requirements

  • Applicants must have either achieved or be working towards National 4 or 5 PE and English in 23/24. Volunteering or assisting with school or after-school team sport activity would be advantageous but not essential.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited to a course information event which will include a general presentation on the course and optional course choices to ensure that you have selected the most appropriate route.
  • There may also be a practical element to include physical activity, in a fitness context, details of which will be confirmed closer to the date of the information event.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Access to HNC/D Sports Coaching and Development

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Part time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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