Higher Certificate Sport Coaching and Exercise SciencesHome » University Courses »
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
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.
Sport Coach, Fitness Instructor
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 will be based on academic merit.