Female Football Performance


Available at Broadwood


This unique female only course will enhance your football development whilst increasing your education and employment opportunities. It can be an ideal progression route into HNC Coaching/Football or HNC Fitness programmes.

Open Trials will be held on Wednesday 19th June from 10.00am at Broadwood Sports Campus, Cumbernauld. Apply now to secure your spot! 

Course Information

  • NQ Football Performance / Sport and Fitness at level 5.
  • 3 courses at SCQF Level 5 (eg National 5/Intermediate 2/Standard Grades at Credit Level)
  • a group of relevant units at SCQF Level 5.

Higher Physical Education and Communication at Level 5 would be advantageous.

Basic knowledge of training within a gym/fitness environment and/or practical experience of coaching is desirable.

Application would be considered from those without formal entry requirements but who can demonstrate a keen interest and ability in football and/or have other relevant prior learning, life or work experience.

This course contains practical elements therefore a good level of fitness is required.

This course is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.

The course develops your football ability and physical capacity to enhance your opportunity to progress in the game. The course includes units such as Human Physiology, Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing, a National Progression Award in Exercise and Fitness Leadership at level 6, work experience and units to develop your coaching practice.

The course incorporates not only coaching units but exercise and fitness content to afford students the opportunity to progress into both sports coaching or health and fitness courses.

As part of an on-going learning process, work is assessed throughout the year and assessments may be in the form of assignments, project work, restricted response questions, oral presentations and tutor observations of practical performance

Success on this course may allow you to move on to the HNC in Football / Coaching and Developing Sport, HNC in Fitness Health and Exercise or to gain work in the sport/leisure industry.

Classes Available



  • Days
  • 3 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 26 Aug 2019 - 12 Jun 2020
  • Time
  • 09:00 - 16:00