BASE Rugby (SCQF level 6)


22 Aug 2022


16 Jun 2023

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 element with other level 6 Sport & Fitness 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. It is a full time course, with 3 days per week in college that includes specialised strength and conditioning session. The expert tuition is normally delivered in partnership with Scottish Rugby's Pathway programme; applicants from other sports are welcomed.

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NPA Exercise & Fitness Leadership & NPA Achieving Excellence in Sport,


Full-time further education programme, 3 days per week in College.


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

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

Progression opportunities

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


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