Sports Coaching Skills SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This online programme is aimed at individuals who are currently working in coaching or who aspire to be a sports coach. 

Each 2 hour session will include online lectures with an additional 10 hours of interactive reflective practise. 

This will involve using discussion boards for reflective practice and the development of a support network of peers.

Special features:

  • Improve Sports Coaching practice
  • Network with other coaches & organisations
  • Learn how to plan engaging sessions
  • Improve reflective practice

This course is intended to work closely with industry employers, both locally and regionally, to provide ongoing support to existing coaches and aspiring coaches. 
This course provides an opportunity to bring coaches and aspiring coaches together, from a range of different sports and backgrounds, to provide a network of support to develop and enhance knowledge and delivery within their specific fields. 
This course can be linked to sport’s governing bodies as part of CPD for coach licenses, which many organisations require to keep the coaches in the community upskilled and progressive.

Entry requirements


Developing your coaching approach- Coaching philosophy- values and beliefs, holistic coaching

Delivering engaging sessions- Making sessions interactive, fun, progressive, challenging

Annual and session planning- designing sessions- aims and objectives, goal setting- process- performance- outcome goals. Periodisation. 

Analysing and correcting technique- strategies to breakdown and communicate coaching points through feedback/questioning interventions. 

What makes a good session- Bring it all together, considering the Technical, Tactical, Physiological and Psychological pillars of performance.


You will require access to a tablet, laptop, or desktop with a webcam.

How will I study my course?

  • Online

Online webinar activity.

How long will my course last?

5 Weeks

5 x 2hr sessions & 10hrs of interactive reflective practice.
Tuesdays 6.30 – 8.30pm.

Course cost: £50

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

24th January 2022


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

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