Introduction To Sport and Fitness

Course Content

Throughout this course learners are given the opportunity to build a wide range of vocational skills whilst boosting confidence and enhancing practical performance. SQA units will be delivered in a range of areas in sports performance and participation, outdoor pursuits (campus specific), fitness, coaching and officiating plus communication and meta-skills integrated within units. Learners will have the opportunity to work with a host of external partners through placement opportunities within the course.

Entry Requirements

Suitable for a range of learners including school leavers or individuals with limited qualifications who wish to start their journey within Sports and Fitness. Applicants must outline their sporting interests and future career path in sport and/or fitness in their personal statement. Interview process: 1-1 interview, practical assessment and a reference may be required. PVG scheme membership is a mandatory requirement for placement.

Method of Assessment

Variety of on-going assessments: practical performance assessment & coaching delivery, placement, written assignments, presentations & examinations.

Future Prospects

Successful completion could lead to Certificate in Coaching Sport & Fitness, Certificate in Uniformed Services or employment in the sport and fitness industry.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Sport, Fitness & Uniformed Services

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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