Funding information: Please contact the college for funding information.
Duration: 2 years. First year HNC, second year HND
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

This is a university level course (higher education). The course duration is 2 years. In the first year you will complete your HNC and in your second year you will complete your HND.

The course is 2 days per week at college and 1 day or half a day on placement.

You will be able to top this course up at university or with us to achieve a full honours degree.

The purpose of this course is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals, able to meet the demands of employers in the sport sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.

The course is designed to reflect this increasing need for high-quality professional and technical education pathways at Level 4 and 5, therby providing students with a clear line of sight to employment and to progression to a degree at level 6.

Course Content

Mixture of practical and theory based lessons.

Opportunity to complete work placement for 3 hours per week.

  • Taking part in competitive sport
  • Coaching roles within community and elite clubs
  • Marketing roles within organisations
  • Scouting placements looking at recruitment/talent development
  • Fitness instructors within local gyms
  • Operation management roles within sports organisations

Entry Requirements

Grade 4 in Maths and English and related level 3 qualification or equivilant.

Assessment Methods

  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Practical Demonstrations and Portfolio.


Progress onto a Level 6 to top up your qualification to a full honours degree. Students may decide to progress straight into employment within the sector. Our BSC Sports Coaching Course. Option to progress onto PGCE or Masters after completion of a Level 6 qualification.