HND (SCQF Level 8)


2 years (typically 3 days in College)


  • Sport, Fitness & Uniformed Services


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

Year 2 only. For year one, see HND Sports Coaching & Development.

This course is aimed at those who wish to participate in sport, lead others in coaching sessions and those who wish to work directly with athletes in helping them to improve their performance.

The course has an exciting mix of practical subjects which are studied alongside related theory, giving you the opportunity to develop new skills, improve on existing skills and gain an in-depth understanding of sports coaching and development subjects.

Embedded within the course are varied National Governing Body Awards in a variety of sporting delivery.

What you will experience

  • Sports Development
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Conditioning
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports mechanics
  • Managing a sport or fitness event
  • Coaching of sports development and performance
  • Personal development planning