National Certificate in Coaching Science (NCCS)



Course Price

Full time: R29 500,00

Part-Time: R22 500,00

Easy payment terms available. Enquire with us.

Course requirements

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (matric)

Note: If you do not hold a matric of NQF 4 equivalent apply to study our Fitness Instructor Certificate (NQF 4) that will provide you access to NQF 5 programmes and further study.

Course date and duration

6-12 months

Course credits


120 credits

Course overview

The National Certificate in Coaching Science is our entry level course that grants you access to our National Diploma in Coaching Science.

The National Diploma in Coaching Science further enhances your knowledge and practical skill set to assume coaching at a senior level.

The National Certificate in Coaching Science is your study pathway to grow as a Sports Coaching Practitioner. This innovative course gives you both the knowledge and practical skill set to assume coaching at a junior level. This interactive programme is led by highly qualified Sport Coaching Scientists, who have adapted their curriculum to ensure learners are competent in the following fields:

  • Design and manage a sports coaching programme for athletes and school teams
  • Enhance learner skill sets by providing access to High-Performance FacilitiesCompanies
  • Specialise in various sporting codes
  • Gain practical experience through working in highly recognised Sporting Achievement schools
  • Develop the knowledge to professionally practice coaching at a specific level

Key features

  • Gain a higher education qualification in coaching teams and athletes
  • Study from anywhere: We offer both full online learning and distance learning options.
  • Hold an accreditation that is internationally recognized – work at home or abroad.

Study modes

  • Full Time: Interactive weekday workshops

Career opportunities

Qualify as a beginner – intermediate sports coach for schools, clubs and private institutions


  • Upon completion of this course you will receive a National Certificate in Coaching Sciences
  • This course is a SAQA registered NQF 5 –Code
  • Fully accredited by CATHSSETA

  • Pursue the 2nd year Nation Diploma in Coaching Sciences to qualify as a senior sports coach
  • Apply for a National Certificate in Sports Management to learn the business aspects of running a sports facility or team
  • Explore our other continuing professional development courses

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