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                               About this course                                                              About this course
NQ ACCESS TO SPORT & LEISURE




                                                                               NQ SPORT & FITNESS (Level 5)




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                               (SCQF 4)                                                                       (SCQF 5)
                               The course is an introduction to the skills                                    If you want a career in sport, health and
                               you’ll need for a career in the sport and                                      fitness or coaching this new National
                               fitness industry. Mainly practical, it covers                                  Qualification and Certificate will give you an
                               sport leadership and fitness, and includes                                     excellent introduction.
                               SQA units in a variety of sports activities.                                   The course is designed to give you options
                               What you need                                                                  preparing you for progression to a higher
                               • An interest in Sport                                                         award whilst also giving you a sound start
                                                                                                              for jobs in the sport and leisure industry.
                               • There are no formal entry requirements.
                                 Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite                                    The course provides you with knowledge
                                 you to an interview, where you’ll need to                                    of many aspects of exercise, sports and
                                 demonstrate your interest in sport.                                          fitness – including Fitness Training and
                                                                                                              Exercise Physiology.
                               What you’ll study
                               Some of the subjects you’ll study are                                          What you need
                               Introduction to Human Physiology, Physical                                     • You should have studied a range of
                               Education: An Activity Based Approach,                                           Intermediate 1 subjects at B or above.
                               Sport and Physical Recreation in the                                           • We can accept mature students without
                               Community. Please note that these may                                            Intermediates – at the discretion of the
                               change. Activities may include - football,                                       course team
                               basketball, volleyball, badminton.                                             • You need to be physically fit
                               After the course…                                                              • Before we offer you a place, we’ll invite
                               • Career – local authority sports attendant,                                     you to an interview, where you should
                                 community worker, youth club assistant.                                        display good communication skills and
                               • Continuing study – apply for NQ Sports                                         demonstrate an interest in sport.
                                 programmes at an advanced level at the                                       What you’ll study
                                 college.                                                                     The course is currently under review,
                               How long                                                                       however some of the core units you may
                               One year, starting in August.                                                  study are Contemporary Fitness and
                                                                                                              Exercise Training Methods, Introduction
                               Where                                                                          to Developing Leadership within Physical
                               Riverside Campus.                                                              Activities, Human Anatomy, Physiology and
                                                                                                              Physical Activities, Team Sports, Sports
                                                                                                              Coaching Studies, Volleyball, Basketball,
                                                                                                              Circuit & Resistance Training and First Aid.
                                                                                                              After the course…
                                                                                                              • Continuing study – apply for entry
                                                                                                                to Level 6 programmes in NQ Health,
                                                                                                                Fitness & Sports Performance, or NQ
                                                                                                                Sports Coaching.
                                                                                                              • Career – local authority sports attendant,
                                                                                                                community / youth worker.
                                                                                                              How long
                                                                                                              One year, starting August.
                                                                                                              Where
                                                                                                              City Campus Charles Oakley/City Campus
                                                                                                              Allan Glen’s/Riverside Campus.
                                                                                                About this course
                                                                 NQ SPORT & FITNESS (Level 6)
For more info: www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk or 0141 566 6222



                                                                                                (SCQF 6)
                                                                                                The course covers a range of SQA units at
                                                                                                an advanced level. It’s designed to give you
                                                                                                options – preparing you for an HNC, but
                                                                                                at the same time giving you a sound start
                                                                                                for jobs in the sport and leisure industry.
                                                                                                Sporting activities are built into the course.
                                                                                                What you need
                                                                                                • Three National Courses at Intermediate 2
                                                                                                  including English OR:
                                                                                                • Three Standard Grades at Band 3
                                                                                                  including English OR:
                                                                                                • An appropriate sports qualification at
                                                                                                  Intermediate 2
                                                                                                • Other equivalent qualifications or
                                                                                                  experience
                                                                                                • We recommend that you are at least 16
                                                                                                  at the start of the course – this will allow
                                                                                                  you to go on to an HNC
                                                                                                • Offers are subject to attending an
                                                                                                  interview where you should demonstrate
                                                                                                  your interest and knowledge/skills in
                                                                                                  sport.
                                                                                                What you’ll study
                                                                                                The subjects you’ll study include: Fitness
                                                                                                and Exercise, Sports Coaching Studies,
                                                                                                Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Swimming,
                                                                                                First Aid, and Circuit and Resistance
                                                                                                Training. These are currently under review.
                                                                                                After the course…
                                                                                                • Career – local authority sports attendant,
                                                                                                  community worker, swimming pool
                                                                                                  lifeguard, youth club assistant.
                                                                                                • Continuing study – apply for HNC
                                                                                                  Sports programmes.
                                                                                                How long
                                                                                                One year, starting in August.
                                                                                                Where
                                                                                                City Campus Charles Oakley/
                                                                                                Riverside Campus.
                                                  About these courses



HNC/D SPORTS COACHING WITH DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT
NQ SPORTS COACHING
                                                                                                 • HNC Sports Coaching with Development




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                                                  The course introduces and develops the           of Sport
                                                  skills and knowledge you’ll need for sports
                                                                                                 What you’ll study
                                                  coaching. The principles of good coaching
                                                                                                 Some of the subjects you’ll study include:
                                                  practice, is examined and a wide practical
                                                                                                 Sports Coaching Theory and Practice,
                                                  and theoretical knowledge of games and
                                                                                                 Principles of Fitness Training, Anatomy
                                                  sports is developed. Work experience is
                                                                                                 Physiology and Energy Systems, Sports
                                                  included on HN programmes. You will also
                                                                                                 Mechanics, and Event Management in
                                                  have the opportunity to qualify for Sports
                                                                                                 Sport.
                                                  Coaching awards from National Governing
                                                  Bodies.                                        After the course…
                                                  You will lead practical coaching sessions,     • Career – sports development officers,
                                                  in college and in schools. An Enhanced           sports co-ordinators and other positions.
                                                  Disclosure Scotland check will require to be   • Continuing study – NQ: apply for our
                                                  successfully completed before you coach          HNC/D Sport courses. HNC for 2nd Year
                                                  young people in schools.                         HND. HND: apply for second or third year
                                                                                                   entry to BA and BA (Hons) courses at
                                                  What you need
                                                                                                   Stirling University, University of Abertay,
                                                  NQ Sports Coaching (SCQF Level 6)
                                                                                                   Glasgow Caledonian University, Edinburgh
                                                  • Three National Courses at Intermediate 2
                                                                                                   Napier University and the University of the
                                                    including PE, Intermediate 1 English and
                                                                                                   West of Scotland.
                                                    Mathematics or Numeracy, OR:
                                                  • Three Standard Grades at Band 3              How long
                                                    including PE, English and Mathematics or     NQ – One year, starting in August.
                                                    Numeracy, OR:                                HNC – One year, starting in August.
                                                  • Other equivalent qualifications or           HND – Two years, starting in August
                                                    experience
                                                                                                 Where
                                                  HNC Sports Coaching with Development           City Campus Cathedral Street/
                                                  of Sport (SCQF Level 7)                        Riverside Campus.
                                                  • One Higher (PE preferred) with three
                                                    Intermediate 2 courses including PE and
                                                    English, OR:
                                                  • One Higher (PE preferred) and three
                                                    Standard Grades at Band 3 or above,
                                                    including PE and English, OR:
                                                  • NQ Level 6 programme, OR
                                                  • Other equivalent qualifications or
                                                    experience supported by a personal
                                                    statement and a reference from a PE
                                                    teacher or sports coach.
                                                  HND Sports Coaching with Development
                                                  of Sport (SCQF Level 8)
                                                  • Two Highers (PE preferred) with three
                                                    Intermediate 2 courses including PE and
                                                    English, OR
                                                  • Two Highers (PE preferred) and three
                                                    Standard Grades at Band 3 or above,
                                                    including PE and English, OR:
                                                                 HNC/D SPORT & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT   About these courses

                                                                 NQ SPORT & HOSPITALITY
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                                                                                                        These courses will help develop the skills and personal qualities you
                                                                                                        will need to work in the sports, leisure and hospitality industry.
                                                                                                        When you complete the HNC/D, you’ll be capable of leadership in
                                                                                                        leisure clubs and other areas of the industry.
                                                                                                        You will lead practical coaching sessions regularly, so you require
                                                                                                        to complete an Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check before you
                                                                                                        coach young people in schools.
                                                                                                        What you need
                                                                                                        NQ Sport & Hospitality (SCQF Level 5/6)
                                                                                                        • Three National Courses including Intermediate 2 PE, Intermediate
                                                                                                          1 English and Mathematics or Numeracy, OR:
                                                                                                        • Three Standard Grades at Band 3 level including PE, English and
                                                                                                          Mathematics or Numeracy, OR:
                                                                                                        • Other equivalent qualifications or experience
                                                                                                        HNC/D Sport & Hospitality Management (SCQF Level 7/8)
                                                                                                        • One Higher (we’d prefer PE) with three Intermediate 2 courses
                                                                                                          including PE and English, OR:
                                                                                                        • One Higher (we’d prefer PE) and three Standard Grades at Band
                                                                                                          3, including PE and English, OR:
                                                                                                        • Other equivalent qualifications or experience
                                                                                                        If you are a mature candidate and do not have formal qualifications,
                                                                                                        your application may be successful if you have industry
                                                                                                        qualifications/experience and can provide an appropriate reference.
                                                                                                        What you’ll study
                                                                                                        Some of the subjects you’ll study include Coaching of Sports,
                                                                                                        Exercise Principles and Programming, Nutrition, Principles of
                                                                                                        Fitness Training, Fitness Conditioning, Organising a Sporting Event,
                                                                                                        and Current Exercise Trends.
                                                                                                        After the course…
                                                                                                        • Career – NQ: jobs in a wide range of sectors. Many hotels now
                                                                                                          have private sports and leisure facilities.
                                                                                                         HNC/D: junior managers capable of leadership in sport, fitness
                                                                                                         and leisure operations.
                                                                                                        • Continuing study – NQ: apply for our HNC/D courses in Sports,
                                                                                                          Hospitality or Events. HND: apply for third year entry to BA and
                                                                                                          BA (Hons) courses at Glasgow Caledonian University, University
                                                                                                          of the West of Scotland, Aberdeen University and Edinburgh
                                                                                                          Napier University. You can also apply for sport and fitness-
                                                                                                          related degree courses at the University of the West of Scotland,
                                                                                                          University of Abertay, Stirling University and Glasgow Caledonian
                                                                                                          University.
                                                                                                        How long
                                                                                                        NQ – One year, starting in August.
                                                                                                        HND – Two years, starting in August. You can also leave after one
                                                                                                        year with an HNC.
                                                                                                        Where
                                                                                                        City Campus Cathedral Street.
                                                                            About this course




                                         HNC/D FITNESS, HEALTH & EXERCISE




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                                                                            These courses are for people with an interest in fitness training.
                                                                            The HNC will equip you with the knowledge and skills to
                                                                            fitness test clients, carry out gym inductions, prepare training
                                                                            programmes and take exercise-to-music sessions.
                                                                            The HND will help you to develop all aspects of exercise
                                                                            prescription, and delivery methods for health, fitness and leisure
                                                                            environments of all types.
                                                                            You will have the opportunity to qualify for awards from governing
                                                                            bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) First Aid
                                                                            Award. Vocational experience is also possible to arrange using the
                                                                            College’s links with national governing bodies, Sports Scotland
                                                                            and employers.
                                                                            What you need
Samantha Shaw                                                               HNC Fitness Health and Exercise (SCQF Level 7)
HND Fitness, Health and Exercise                                            • One Higher (English preferred) with three Intermediate 2 courses
“My college journey began with an                                             including PE. OR:
NQ in Health, Fitness and Sports                                            • One Higher (English preferred) and three Standard Grades at
Performance. From there I moved on                                            Band 3, including PE, OR:
to the HND, which I passed with flying                                      • an appropriate group of NQ Units at SCQF Level 6, OR:
colours.                                                                    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience considered
I couldn’t have achieved it without                                           appropriate by the course team leader.
the support and encouragement I
received from the lecturers. Thanks to                                      HND Fitness Health and Exercise (SCQF Level 8)
them I’m now completing an Honours                                          • Two Higher grade passes including English (alternatively,
Degree in Sport and Physical Activity                                         Modern Studies, History, Economics or PE) and Two passes at
at Strathclyde University.                                                    Standard Grade (or equivalent) at Band 3 or above – preferably
                                                                              Physics, Chemistry, PE or Biology OR:
My time at the college was an
invaluable experience because it                                            • HNC Fitness Health and Exercise
opened so many doors and enabled                                            What you’ll study
me to gain the knowledge and                                                Some of the subjects you’ll study are Plan, Teach and Evaluate
confidence I needed to get me where                                         a Gym-Based Exercise Session, Plan, Teach and Evaluate a
I am today.”                                                                Group Exercise with Music Session, and Exercise Physiology and
                                                                            Anatomy, Nutrition, Health Screening, First Aid for Sport, Applied
                                                                            Exercise Prescription.
                                                                            After the course…
                                                                            • Career – sports clubs, private and public sports facilities, local
                                                                              authorities and government health and sport initiatives.
                                                                            • Continuing study – HNC apply for HND Fitness, Health and
                                                                              Exercise at the college. HND apply for degree level programmes
                                                                              in related areas. You could also apply for year three BSc (Hons)
                                                                              Sports Studies at the University of the West of Scotland,
                                                                              Dundee, Abertay and Edinburgh Napier Universities.
                                                                            How long
                                                                            HND – Two years, starting in August.
                                                                            You can also leave after one year with an HNC.
                                                                            Where
                                                                            City Campus Cathedral Street/ City Campus Charles Oakley/
                                                                            Riverside Campus
                                                                                      About this course                                                           About this course
                                                                 HND SPORTS THERAPY




                                                                                                                                     HND APPLIED SPORTS SCIENCE
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                                                                                      (SCQF 8)                                                                    (SCQF 8)
                                                                                      The course helps you develop an                                             This new award includes the National
                                                                                      understanding of safe and effective                                         Occupational Standards necessary for
                                                                                      principles of fitness, training and injury                                  registration as an exercise practitioner.
                                                                                      rehabilitation.                                                             The first year follows the HNC Fitness,
                                                                                      It equips you with the skills to become an                                  Health and Exercise programme. In second
                                                                                      effective health and sports professional,                                   year you’ll specialise in sports science skills
                                                                                      member of a support team competent in                                       such as performance analysis. You’ll also
                                                                                      preventing and treating injuries.                                           investigate funding to support athletes
                                                                                      You will work in our sports injury clinic –                                 and advanced techniques in strength and
                                                                                      developing skills in clinical assessment,                                   conditioning training and performance
                                                                                      devising treatment plans and providing                                      measurement.
                                                                                      physical therapies.                                                         What you need
                                                                                      You may also be involved in pre and post                                    • SQA Group awards and sports-related
                                                                                      match and touchline support for sporting                                      courses at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent,
                                                                                      events.                                                                       such as NQ Health, Fitness and Sports
                                                                                                                                                                    Performance, OR:
                                                                                      What you need
                                                                                      • Two Higher Grades at C or above English,                                  • Two Higher Grade passes at level C or
                                                                                        Biology or another science are preferred                                    above, including English (alternatively,
                                                                                                                                                                    Modern Studies, History, Economics or
                                                                                      • SQA group award in an appropriate
                                                                                                                                                                    PE)
                                                                                        sports related course at level 6.
                                                                                                                                                                  • Two passes at Standard Grade (or
                                                                                      What you’ll study                                                             equivalent) at Band 3 or above –
                                                                                      Some of the subjects you’ll study are                                         preferably Physics, Chemistry, PE or
                                                                                      Applied Physiology, Psychology of Sports                                      Biology
                                                                                      Injury, Pathology, Exercise Principles and
                                                                                                                                                                  • For direct entry to year two – an HNC in
                                                                                      Programming, Applied Anatomy, Body
                                                                                                                                                                    Fitness, Health and Exercise
                                                                                      Massage, First Aid for Sport, and Nutrition
                                                                                      for Sports Therapists.                                                      What you’ll study
                                                                                                                                                                  The core units you’ll study include Exercise
                                                                                      After the course…
                                                                                                                                                                  Physiology and Anatomy, Exercise
                                                                                      • Career – therapist with sports club,
                                                                                                                                                                  Principles and Programming, First Aid
                                                                                        football club, rugby club or other
                                                                                                                                                                  for Sport, Nutrition, Health Screening,
                                                                                        sports organisation, freelance sports
                                                                                                                                                                  Psychology in Sport, and Fitness Testing in
                                                                                        therapist, self- employment. Government
                                                                                                                                                                  Sport.
                                                                                        health initiatives and national sports
                                                                                        development programmes.                                                   After the course…
                                                                                      • Continuing study – apply for degree                                       • Continuing study – apply for degree
                                                                                        courses in Sports Therapy, Sports                                           level programmes in sports science-
                                                                                        Science, Health Studies, Sports Studies                                     related areas at various Scottish
                                                                                        – all with possible advanced entry.                                         Universities.
                                                                                        Specifically a Degree in Sports Therapy at                                How long
                                                                                        Central Lancashire, Chichester or Teeside                                 Two years, starting in August.
                                                                                        Universities.
                                                                                                                                                                  Where
                                                                                      How long                                                                    City Campus Charles Oakley/
                                                                                      Two years, starting in August.                                              Riverside Campus.
                                                                                      Where
                                                                                      City Campus Charles Oakley/
                                                                                      Riverside Campus.

				
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