National Diploma in Coaching Science

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Course requirements

National Certificate in Coaching Science (NQF 5) or equivalent

Course date and duration

24 months

This course is only available in 2019

Course credits

NQF 5

236 credits

Course overview

The National Diploma in Coaching Science is currently under application and will be offered as from 2019. The National Certificate in Coaching Science is a prerequisite for the National Diploma in Coaching Science and can be completed during 2018.

HFPA is one of only a few institutions in the country that offer a fully CATHSSETA accredited coaching qualification up to National Diploma level. This is the next year on from a National Certificate in Coaching Sciences and is a full qualification that allows you to coach sporting teams and athletes including juniors, intermediates, seniors and professionals.

Note: Students will first need to complete The National Certificate in Coaching Science, which advances to the National Diploma in Coaching Science.

Key features

  • Is a recognized National Diploma
  • Includes 2 specialization electives included in the course fee when studying full time
  • Design periodised training programmes focussing on assessment, fitness, skill, tactics, nutrition and sports psychology

Study modes

  • Full Time: Interactive weekday workshops
  • Part Time: Structured workshops on weekends or during the evening
  • Distance/Blended: Online with workshops structured nationally at HFPA Campuses and regional training centres.

Career opportunities

Assume job responsibilities as a head or senior sport coach in

  • Schools, clubs and private institutions
  • Provincial and national academies
  • Pursue a career as a self-employed private coach

faqs

  • SAQA registered NQF 5 on the national qualifications framework
  • Fully accredited by CATHSSETA
  • National Certificate in Sports Management
  • Speed Agility and Quickness for Sports
  • Sports Nutrition

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