TEAM SPORTS NPA
SCQF Level 5
Sport & Fitness

Course Overview
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THIS COURSE IS FOR SENIOR PHASE PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL



This course will help to prepare pupils for employment in the field of sport and fitness, focusing on and developing a range of functional skills within coaching and team sports. There are two options to choose from: basketball or football. Studying this course should allow learners to make informed choices regarding possible career paths and may be used as a progression onto a full-time college course in Sport and Fitness.


What You Will Learn
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  • Assess and address the requirements of participants when planning sports coaching sessions.
  • Consider legal obligations in terms of health and safety, data protection and participant care.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate a progressive sequence of coaching sessions.
Entry Requirements
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  • A strong interest in team sports
  • An SCQF level 4 pass in English or language-based subject such as Communications
  • Along with three SCQF level 4 passes (or equivalent), two of which must be in relevant subjects such as PE, Biology/Human Anatomy.
  • IELTS 5.5 for non-native English speakers
English Proficiency Requirements
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  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
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This course is assessed through practical observation and completion of detailed logbooks and coaching plans.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions and  participate in a selection process. You will be notified in advance of the details.

Progression And Articulation Routes
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On successful completion and achievement on this course it may be possible to progress onto the Access to Coaching and Developing sport course.

Career Opportunities
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Although this course does not lead you directly into employment it can help you make an informed decision on pursuing coaching, as a career, through further study.
Number Of Days Per Week
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  • 2 afternoons per week: Tuesday & Thursday 1:30pm - 4.00pm
Course Delivery
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