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Course summary

Subject to validation Bridge the gap between theory and real-world coaching, unlocking hands-on skills for immediate application. Introducing the CertHE Sports Coaching Higher Technical Qualification (HTQ), an innovative and dynamic programme designed to shape the next generation of sports coaches. This comprehensive course goes beyond the basics, offering students the opportunity to delve deep into the technical and tactical intricacies of sports coaching while instilling the skills and knowledge needed to design and deliver transformative coaching programs. At its core, the CertHE with the HTQ quality mark, aims to empower students with the expertise to engage, motivate, and elevate the performance of athletes, all while upholding the highest standards of safety and practice in the field of sports coaching. What sets this programme apart is its commitment to inclusivity, personalisation, and industry relevance. By fostering a culture of continual improvement and reflective practice, students are encouraged to challenge conventional coaching paradigms and think critically about their role in shaping the future of sports. Developed in collaboration with industry partners and informed by the latest research and pedagogical approaches, the CertHE ensures that graduates not only meet the demands of the ever-evolving sports coaching industry but also contribute to its growth and development. Whether you are a passionate newcomer to the field or a seasoned coach seeking to enhance your skills, the Sports Coaching qualification is your gateway to a fulfilling and impactful career in sports coaching. What you should know about this course

  • The programme places a strong emphasis on hands-on coaching experience, allowing students to immediately apply their learning in real-world coaching scenarios.
  • Students gain advanced IT skills, including web development and video analysis, enhancing their technological readiness for modern sports coaching.
  • The programme actively promotes inclusivity in coaching, addressing the needs of diverse populations and communities.
  • Partnerships with organisations like Charlton Athletic Community Trust ensure alignment with industry requirements, providing students with valuable insights and connections.
  • The programme adopts flexible assessment methods, moving beyond traditional exams to encourage creative and critical thinking among students.


All degree courses are made of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures. Module content, and how each is module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen.

How to apply

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University of Greenwich (Avery Hill Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition, you will need GCSE Mathematics at grade 4/C and GCSE English Language at grade 4/C. Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2023/24 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2024/25 academic year. Please follow this link for more information:
Certificate of Higher Education in Sports Coaching at University of Greenwich - UCAS