NPA Sports Development Level 6
What is special about this course?This is a course is ideal if you want to pursue a career in sport and sports development. During the course you will develop skills that suit the real world of sport, including understanding modern practices and thinking in the industry, and planning and delivering various aspects of sports development. You will participate in practical activities in a local sports and fitness setting and get a chance to learn how to participate and coach within that environment. You will also research and discover the different facets of the sports industry, learning about the physical, financial and human resources required in the development of physical activity. The course will give you real transferable skills and is designed to allow articulation with the HNC/HND College based programmes in Sport and Recreation Management.
Entry requirementsThere are no formal entry requirements although we would recommend that candidates first complete NPA in sports and fitness level 5 where available.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
How long will my course last?1 Academic Year
Where can I study my course?
- UHI Argyll
- Local Centres
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
On completion of this course you may progress on to:
- HNC Fitness, Health & Exercise – at College
- Modern Apprenticeship in Sport, Recreation and Allied Occupations – work based
- There are many career paths that a sports development qualification can take you including, Coaching, teaching and instructing. The industry is becoming more regulated and qualifications are becoming more important and this is a first step.
Is there more information available online?
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THIS COURSE IS PART OF OUR SCHOOLS-LINK SENIOR PHASE PROGRAMME AND IS EMBEDDED IN YOUR OPTION CHOICES AT SCHOOL. IF THIS COURSE IS OFFERED BY YOUR SCHOOL SPEAK TO YOUR GUIDANCE TEACHER AND REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM.
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.