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  • Start date:   August 2021
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 6


This course will set you on a career in football as a player, coach or one of many other roles within the industry. You will learn about the game and develop your skills on and off the field. With the rapid growth of women’s football across Scotland and the UK, there’s never been a better time to make a future in it.

Tuesday and Thursday
Duration: 1 year
SCQF Level: 6

  • College

    What the course includes

    • Individual player development
    • Analysing and evaluating match performance
    • Match officiating
    • Organising football events
    • Developing skills and fitness in football and futsal

Why choose this course

You will work and train in a professional environment, under the direction of college lecturers and Scottish FA-certified coaches. You will mostly learn in a practical setting, on the training ground. You will have the chance to gain work-related skills and coaching badges, and play in competitive fixtures around the UK in both football and futsal.

Entry requirements

Three National 5 subjects at grade C or above

An Enhanced Disclosure Scotland application is required which you will do through the college if offered a place. 

  • Where this course leads

    Education: level 5 personal fitness development; level 6 sport and fitness development; HNC fitness, health and exercise; HNC coaching and developing sport. This course will also enhance UCAS applications for sports-related courses.

    Employment: football coach in a local authority or private company.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you for a discussion and practical exercise.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.