• Sport and Fitness

    NPA Sport and Fitness (Team Sports-Football) Level 5

  • Eligible Schools:

    All Ayrshire Schools

    This course is for school pupils only

  • Location/Day/Time

    Kilmarnock Campus Tuesday and Thusday 2pm – 4pm

    Prestwick Academy Monday and Wednesday 2pm – 4pm

    Skills centre of Excellence, Irvine Monday and Wednesday 2pm – 4pm

    Duration: 1 year

  • Start Date

    From 10 Jun 2019

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR

This course is for you if you have an interest in, or wish to develop, valuable skills in the areas of football coaching and playing football. This course will run over one year.

We anticipate that the applicants will have a strong interest in football and will currently be involved in either playing or coaching.

WHAT IS THE COURSE ABOUT

The NPA in Sport and Fitness provides the basic knowledge and skills in the theoretical and practical elements of football.

As the course is focused on football there will be a high level of practical both playing and coaching. The sessions will be led by fully qualified football coaches and delivered in partnership with Ayr United Football Academy and Kilmarnock Football Club.

SQA Course Units:

  •  Sport and Fitness: Coaching Development
  •  Sports Officiating and Organising – Recreational: Association Football
  •  Sports Activity Participation and performance: Association Football
    • WHAT DO I NEED

      A place on the course will be subject to a practical interview where pupils will need to demonstrate aptitude in football, a desire to learn new skills and show a commitment to consistent attendance.

      HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED

      Assessment across the units will be a mixture of theory and practical and will test knowledge and understanding gained during class time.

      NEXT STEPS

      This course may provide candidates with an opportunity for progression to a range of relevant NC courses.

      WHAT DO CURRENT STUDENTS SAY

      ‘I really enjoyed the opportunity to work with professional coaches to improve my ability, one of the real highlights was working at the SFA coaching course where we worked with some of the best coaches in the country.’

Start Date

10 Jun 2019

Campus

Kilmarnock

Start Date

10 Jun 2019

Campus

Ayr

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