National Diploma in Coaching Science

This highly practical two-year coaching course will equip you to work as a sports coach and respond to the unique demands of top level sport. You will learn how to provide and modify intermediate and advanced level sport experiences, according to the social, emotional and physical changes that occur as players develop from childhood through youth to adulthood.

You will be groomed to target employment prospects in schools, clubs, government and private institutions nationally and internationally or run your own private coaching practice.

Duration

2 Years

Location

Online Learning

Credits

236 credits

Orientation Start Date

12 Feb 2024

Term Begins

19 Feb 2024

Fees

Choose the plan that's right for you

Term payments (year 1 only)
R34 500.00
Payment to be made for all terms 1, 2, 3, 4 = R8 250.00

Pay R8 250.00 Registration Fee
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Programme Timeline

Additional Information

This NQF Level 5 learning programmes is accredited by CATHSSETA.

This highly practical two-year course will equip you to work as a sports coach and respond to the unique demands of top level sport. You will learn how to provide and modify intermediate and advanced level sport experiences, according to the social, emotional and physical changes that occur as players develop from childhood through youth to adulthood.
You will be groomed to target employment prospects in schools, clubs, government and private institutions nationally and internationally or run your own private coaching practice.

Course Outcomes:
• Coach intermediate and advanced sport performers in a chosen sport specialisation.
• Reflect an understanding of the interdependence of assessment, fitness, skill, tactics, nutrition and sport psychology in the design of a periodized training year.
• Demonstrate current knowledge of the rules of your chosen specialisation,
including knowledge about the use and abuse of drugs and other ergogenic aids related to sport performance.
• Communicate effectively with players, colleagues, employers, parents/guardians, public and media.
• Understand the scope of legal and ethical responsibilities that comes with a coaching position.

YEAR 1
Kinesiology
Exercise Science
Screening, Assessment & Testing for Sport
Coaching Science
Coaching Sport to Individuals & Groups
Coaching a Specific Sport
Special Needs in Sport Coaching
Management & Administration in Coaching

YEAR 2
Mental Skills
Sport and Exercise Science
Sport Injuries and Health Management
Screening, Assessment and Programming for Sport
Sport Nutrition
Intermediate to Advanced Performers
Organisation of Sport & Business Management

You will need to have a grade 12 school leaving certificate or an equivalent NQF Level 4 qualification.

Senior school Sports Coach
School sport master
Private sport coach of individuals or teams

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