Sport and Fitness - Introduction to: NQ (Level 4)

Sports student training in gym
Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Academic Year - 2.5 Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
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Course overview

If you are a lover of sport and fitness, and looking for an introductory level course, then this programme is for you! This course is designed to introduce you to Sport, Fitness & Adventure Sports.

Your learning will take place in our one of our high-performance gyms, games hall and a classroom, but often out in the industry itself.

You will experience a range of sports throughout your time with us, such as Paddle Boarding, Skiing, Football, Badminton and working with weights. This course contains practical elements, which includes water sport and sports sessions, which you must be physically fit to undertake.

Your assessments on this programme take place throughout the year but at a time when you are ready to be assessed.
You will have the opportunity to work with organisations in the public, commercial or voluntary sector. There will also be an opportunity to gain additional industry recognised qualifications such as Metafit, Spin, Boxing and Football and Volleyball.

A PVG will be required to undertake the mandatory placement which is embedded in the course.

What you will learn

Course content may include:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • First Aid
  • Fixed Weights
  • Football
  • Hill Walking
  • Kayaking
  • Orienteering
  • Skiing
  • White Water Rafting
  • Skills For Employment
  • Nutrition

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this programme, other then a genuine interest in sport and a suitable level of fitness

For this course, if English is not your first language

  • you need to have SQA ESOL National 5 (or equivalent)
  • If you do not have a formal ESOL qualification but your language skills meet this level, you should apply for your course and then contact our Admissions team to organise an internal language assessment ┬áhere at the College.

Career Opportunities

Gym Instructor

Group Exercise Coach

Pursue careers in local and private fitness facilities.

Sport Coaching Assistant

Future prospects

NQ Intro:

  • Sport and Adventure
  • Fitness, Health & Exercise

Real Industry Connections

The Level 4 teaching team have worked across the all types of sporting industry for many years We specialise in PT, gym management, Group Exercise, Football, Adventure Sport and various Sports. They have all worked for both the private and public sector, with some having worked overseas.

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