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Sport & Fitness

Introduction to the Sport and Fitness Industry

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Jan 2023

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Course overview

This is a practical based entry-level course designed to offer an alternative to full-time school education. If you have an interest in Sport and Fitness and are looking to either leave High School at Christmas or looking to re-engage with education, at an introductory level, you would be well suited to apply. This course will focus primarily on work opportunities in the sport and fitness industry and provide you with the skills needed to seek employment in the wider job market.

What you will learn

  • You will participate in a range of practical activities across sport, fitness and outdoor pursuits which will help improve your personal fitness, confidence and team working skills.
  • You will gather knowledge relevant to the Sport and Fitness industry, by engaging with Partners within the sector and develop problem-solving and interview skills for progression into employment or to continue your education within the college.

Placement information


How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed on a regular basis through the observation of practical competencies, submission of logbooks and classroom based tasks.

Number of days per week

  • 3-4 days per week

Entry requirements

  • An active interest in sport and fitness is essential and, although no formal qualifications are required, core and essential skills at level 3 or above would be advantageous.

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  1. You are required to explain why this will be a good course for you to do within the personal statement and qualifications section of the application form.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • You may go directly into the world of work or progress onto further study at appropriately leveled courses within Sport and Fitness at SCQF level 4 or above depending on current qualifications.

Career options

  • It may be possible for you to gain direct entry to employment as a recreation assistant or perhaps gain a trainee-ship which could offer further worked based learning in relevant areas which could lead to a Modern Apprenticeship.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 23/01/23 20 Weeks

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