National Progression Award: Sports Development

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SCQF Level 6

Face to face

This award is designed to:

• Develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of current practices, thinking and philosophies of sports development and its impact on communities and sport in general;

• Develop the student’s knowledge and skills in planning, implementing and evaluating aspects of sports development;

• Enhance the student’s prospects for their continuing education in the industry or outside it by the development of transferable skills;

• Enable progression within the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and allow students to progress to another level of education, if so desired;

• Further develop study skills and skills in investigating aspects of the industry which are specific to their interests and needs;

• Offer opportunities to develop core skills in a setting relevant to the industry;

• Allow students to acquire some of the basic skills and knowledge required by the industry.

Entry requirements:

  • 1 pass at National 5 level
  • Students should demonstrate a keen interest in sports

Mode of delivery: Face to face, Fridays, 9am to 3.30pm

Duration: One academic year (August/September to May/June)

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