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Strength & Conditioning


Code:  5M5146
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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The Higher Certificate in Strength and Condition is a further step along the pathway towards being a specialist Strength and Conditioning coach. It consists of 12 modules and provides 120 credits to the graduate. Progression is from the six modules of the Physical Fitness and Conditioning for Sport course (please see PFCS for details of the first 6 modules), through to the more advanced modules of the Higher Certificate.

These additional six modules include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Growth, Movement and Development
  • Long Term Athlete or Player Development
  • Coaching Skills
  • Coaching Philosophy, Method and Ethics
  • Fitness Testing

Course Duration: 3 Years

Career Progression:

Further study - progression route to our Bachelor of Arts in Strength & Conditioning

  • Sporting clubs and organisations (amateur to elite level)
  • Individual athletes
  • Fitness centres
  • Gyms
  • Sporting societies
  • Personal training and gym instruction

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