BASE Level 6 Development Player Programme: Rugby - FT


26 Aug 2024


13 Jun 2025

Borders Academy of Sporting Excellence (BASE) supports sports performers to develop their individual skills and sports performance alongside their academic studies. The course has some common elements with other SCQF Level 6 Sports & Exercise courses but is built around a National Progression Award (NPA) in Achieving Excellence in Sport, covering: Analysis of performance; Behaviours of Elite Athletes; and Performance Improvement Programmes. This is a full-time course, with 3 days per week in college that includes specialised strength and conditioning sessions alongside expert tuition that is delivered in Partnership with Scottish Rugby's Pathway programme.This is an excellent opportunity for any aspiring Rugby Players to combine Academic study with their Rugby development.

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Full-time further education programme, 3 days per week in College that combines academic study with Elite Performance in Rugby.


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have a proven interest in Rugby and Exercise and Two National 5 awards or equivalent, ideally in English and Physical Education. Selection will be subject to a satisfactory interview session (Interviews will include a group practical session to assess the interviewee's performance levels, interviewees should bring practical kit on interview day).

Progression opportunities

HND Year 1 Coaching and Developing Sport (at SCQF Level 7)

Course Content

You will achieve an NPA in Achieving Excellence in Sport & an NPA Exercise & Fitness Leadership.


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