This programme allows students to gain a suite of qualifications at SCQF Level 6 whilst developing their mountain biking skills, including NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport and SQA units in Psychology, Circuit Training, and Planning Personal Fitness. Part of the course delivery will provide students with the opportunity to be coached by staff from the Dirt School at the world class mountain biking facility at Glentress, Peebles.
Mountain Biking at SCQF Level 6 (QCF3)
Full-time further education programme 4 to 5 days per week in College
Scottish Borders Campus
This programme is designed to develop the competitive abilities of an athlete and it is expected that applicants will already be competing and performing under race conditions. National 5 award in English or equivalent and/or National 5 award in Physical Education. Applicants without academic qualifications may be considered based on a skills test and coach reference. Selection will be subject to satisfactory interview and positive references.
You may continue to develop your mountain biking skills in HND Year 1 Coaching & Developing Sport (at SCQF Level 7)