Higher Certificate Sport Coaching and Exercise Sciences

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Sport and Movement Studies
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Higher Certificate Sport Coaching and Exercise Sciences
Programme Code: F9SC2Q

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 5
NQF Credits: 120
SAQA: 101906

Application Start Date: 1 Apr 2022
Application End Date: 30 Sep 2022

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555
Email: mylife@uj.ac.za

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


Purpose

The purpose of the Higher Certificate in Sport Coaching and Exercise Science is to provide sport coaches with knowledge and competencies to ensure that athletes are coached within a holistic framework of athlete development of the four domains for coaching (children, participation for adolescents and adults, emerging and talented athletes and high performance athletes). This will be ensured through the principles of coaching science, the knowledge of human sport performance, exercise physiology, developing the skills to identify common sports injuries and personal development.


Career Opportunities

Sport Coach, Fitness Instructor


Admission Requirements

Minimum APS 18 English 3(40%+). An applicant with a Senior Certificate (Prior to 2009) must have at least a minimum matric or equivalent qualification or relevant experience in
the sport industry as determined by the RPL committee and in line with the UJ’s RPL policy and proficiency in English.


Selection Process

Selection will be based on academic merit.


More Information

https://www.uj.ac.za/admission-aid/undergraduate/
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

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