About the Higher National Diploma in Sport
New to our Sports programme for 2018/19 is an opportunity to study sport to a Level 5 Higher National Diploma.
The Higher National Diploma (HND) is a Level 4 and Level 5 qualification made up of 240 credits. It is studied full-time over two years. The first year’s study gives the learner a Higher National Certificate (HNC) which is a Level 4 qualification.
What will the HND Sport enable you to do?
The course will equip students with sporting skills, knowledge and the understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global sports environment. It will provide education and training for a range of careers in Sport, including Fitness Manager, Personal Trainer, Sports Development Officer, Activity Leader, Sport and physical Activity Manager, Coach, Duty Manager.
It will provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in Sport, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in Sport or a related area.
The BTEC HNC and HND in Sport and in Sport and Exercise offer a progression route to professional membership of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity.
All you need to do is apply for the subject of your choice and we will work out the suitability of this course with you.
As a guide, entry requirements for this course would be a Level 3 in sports, including maths and/or English at GCSE. We are always happy to discuss individual circumstances, in order to match suitability.
We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.