SANDWICH COURSES:

CHOICE OF SPORTS

Available sports for 2018 Basic Coaching programme are: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Dart, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Judo, Karate, Swimming, Table Tennis. Traditional Sports, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

Entry Requirement:

Veteran athletes of not less than 30 years of age with a minimum of 3 GCE O/L credits/merits or its equivalent including English and Mathematics and any other subject plus 2 years cognate experience.

REGULAR COURSES

SPORTS COACHING

  • Advanced Certificate Coaching
  • Diploma Coaching
  • Higher Diploma Coaching

SPORTS MANAGEMENT COURSES:

  • Higher Diploma Sports Management
  • Diploma Stadium Management
  • Higher Diploma Stadium Management
  • Higher Diploma Sports Marketing


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Candidates should satisfy the following requirements to qualify for any of the following courses in the Institute:

COACHING COURSES

CHOICE OF SPORTS

Available sports for coaching courses for 2017/2018 Session are: Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Darts, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Swimming, Table Tennis, Traditional Sport, Volleyball, Weight-Lifting, Wrestling and Wu-Shu-Kungfu.

ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN COACHING (12 MONTHS)

  • S.S.C.E./G.C.E O/L or Teachers Grade II Certificate with a minimum of 5 credits or 5 Merits at a sitting or two (2) sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.
  • Nigeria Army School of Physical Education (N.A.S.P.E.) Certificate or equivalents with a minimum of Credit pass plus at least 5 GCE O/Level Credits or its equivalent at a sitting or two (2) sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematic.
  • City and Guilds with a minimum of Credit pass plus 5 GCE O/Level Credits pass or its equivalent in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics with adequate skill and ability in chosen sports.
  • N.C.E. in non-Physical and Health Education courses with a minimum of Merit pass plus 5 GCE O/Level Credits or its equivalent at a sitting or two (2) sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.

DIPLOMA IN COACHING (24 MONTHS)

  • NIS Advanced Coaching Certificate with at least a Merit pass plus 2 years post qualification coaching experience plus 5 O/Level GCE Credits or its equivalent at a sitting or two (2) sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.
  • N.C.E. in Physical and Health Education with Merit pass with 2 years cognate experience plus 5 GCE O/Level Credits or its equivalent at a sitting or two (2) sittings in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.
  • Diploma in Sports Coaching/Physical and Health Education from any recognized Institution with a Credit/Merit pass and 2 years post qualification experience.
  • A non Physical and Health Education Degree from any recognized Institution plus proven ability of candidate in chosen sport


HIGHER DIPLOMA IN COACHING (24 MONTHS COURSE)

  • NIS Diploma in Coaching with a minimum of Merit plus 2 years post qualification coaching experience. (12 MONTHS COURSE)
  • A Degree in Physical and Health Education with a minimum of second-class honours lower division from any recognized Institution plus proven ability of candidate in chosen sport.


SPORTS MANAGEMENT COURSES

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT (24 MONTHS)

  • Non-University Graduate in PHE with second class lower division, NIS Diploma with Credit pass, OND, NCE with Credit or equivalent plus 5 GCE O/L Credits at a sitting or two (2) sittings including English and Mathematics.

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT(12 MONTHS COURSE)

  • A Degree in physical and Health Education, and other relevant fields with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division or relevant HND with a minimum of Lower Credit from any recognized Institution.

DIPLOMA IN STADIUM MANAGEMENT (24 MONTHS COURSE)

  • 5 GCE O/Level Credits or its equivalent at a sitting or two sittings or TC II with 5 Credits or Merits including English and Mathematics.
  • N.C.E. in Physical and Health Education with Merit pass plus 2 years cognate experience.
  • Diploma in Sports Coaching/Physical and Health Education from any recognized Institution with a minimum of Merit pass and 2 years post qualification experience or Merit with 2 years post qualification cognate experience.

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN STADIUM MANAGEMENT (24 MONTHS COURSE)

  • NON-PHE Graduate with Second Class Honours Lower Division, NIS Diploma in Stadium Management with Credit pass, OND, NCE with Credit or its equivalent at a sitting or two (2) sittings including English and Mathematics.
  • A Degree in Physical and Health Education, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities with a minimum of Second Class Honours Lower Division from any recognized Institution.

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SPORTS MARKETING (24 MONTHS COURSE)

  • NIS Diploma in Sports Marketing with at least a Merit pass plus 2 years post qualification experience plus 5 GCE O/Level Credits or its equivalent at a sitting or two (2) sittings including English and Mathematics.

HIGHER DIPLOMA IN SPORTS MARKETING(12 MONTHS COURSE)

  • A Degree in Physical and Health Education, Social Sciences, and Humanities with a minimum of Second Class Honours Lower Division from any recognized Institution.

NOTE: Applicants for any of the regular courses above must also possess five (5) credits in GCE O/L credits or its equivalent in relevant subjects including English and Mathematics.

ABOUT NIS

The National Institute for Sports is a Sports Education Institution located in Lagos, Nigeria. It was established in the year 1992 to help foster the production of homegrown professionals in the fields of sports reportage, sports management and sports marketing. It is the greatest sports training and research institution of the nation. Among its illustrious alumni are world acclaimed sporting figures like the late Chief Yemi Tella, The first Nigerian Olympic Gold Medalist Chioma Ajunwa, The Late Amodu Shuaibu among others. This institute has continued in its culture of churning out seasoned professionals in various fields of sports. Do you want to know more about this wonderful project?

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