Community Coaching HTQ at University Centre Weston - UCAS

Course summary

The purpose of this programme is to develop you as independent-thinking professionals who can meet the demands of employers in the sports industry. The HNC in Sports Coaching will give you the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of the principles in sports through a mixture of academic and practical sessions, where you will put into practice the knowledge learnt in an academic environment. Teaching, learning, and assessment is designed to help you to recognise and respond to the ever-changing environment and challenges faced by the sporting industries. The programme has a strong emphasis placed on personal, professional, and vocational aspirations; as a result, students will emerge with a comprehensive skill set of both practical and theoretical knowledge that is relevant to employment within the sports industry. The aims of this course are to equip you with the sporting skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global sports environment. It will provide insight and understanding into the diversity of roles within Sport, recognising the importance of collaboration at all levels. You will have the opportunity for you to enter or progress in employment in Sport, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Sport or a related area. As well as providing opportunities for students to achieve National Governing Body certifications. The Level 4 Higher National Certificate provides a solid grounding, which you can build on if you decide to continue your studies. Once you have achieved the Level 4 Higher National Certificate, you can develop your career in the respective sector by:

  • Progression onto the Higher National Diploma in Sport
  • Progression onto Higher National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Entering employment
  • Continuing existing employment
  • Linking with the appropriate professional body
  • Committing to continuing professional development
  • Going to university

This Higher Technical Qualification is approved against occupational standards decided by employers. Learn more about Higher Technical Qualifications.


Nutrition (15 credits) Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise Psychology (15 credits) Anatomy & Physiology (15 credits) Professional Skills (15 credits) Coaching Practive & Skill Development (15 credits) Training, Fitness, Testing (15 credits) Lifestyle Coaching (15 credits) Community Coaching (15 credits)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1
Channel Islands £7500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7500 Year 1

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Community Coaching HTQ at University Centre Weston - UCAS