Higher Certificate Sport Coaching and Exercise Sciences

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Department of Sport and Movement Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Department: Department of Sport and Movement Studies
Programme Level: Continuous Education Programmes
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: 
Application End Date: Apr 1, 2022


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


Admission Requirements

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Selection Process

A National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) 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.
Proficiency in English.
A National Senior Certificate - APS Score with minimum requirements as shown below&%2358;
(Exclude Life Orientation when calculating APS)
Minimum APS 18
English 3 (40%+)

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