Introduction to Sports and Fitness
Short Full-time, 18 weeks
From 9 Jan 2020
If you’re into sport and fitness and are thinking about a future career in the sport, exercise or leisure industry, this course can help you get started.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
Your course will incorporate units at SCQF Level 4 and 5 in order to ensure a smooth progression towards higher level sport and fitness units/qualifications.
This course gives you a good introduction to sport and fitness. It’s an excellent first step to developing the knowledge and skills you’ll need in preparing for employment or higher level study.
You’ll spend most of your time in our fitness suites and sports facilities, both indoor and outdoor. Motivation and participation is essential, and you’ll work alongside your peers, gaining confidence and developing leadership skills.
You’ll build transferable Essential Skills in meaningful contexts to help you become more effective in life, learning, and work. This could be communication, numeracy, ICT, working with others, and problem solving.
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
With additional qualifications at Level 6 or HNC/D Level (Level 7/8), other career options will become possible.