Sport and Exercise - (SCQF level 6)


05 Sep 2022


23 Jun 2023

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the Sport & Fitness industry. A common course is built around two pathways. A Fitness pathway completing a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing, which is aligned to the national occupational standards and enables students to access the Register for Exercise Professional and work as a gym instructor. orA Sport pathway completing a a National Progression Award in Team/Individual Sport, learning through 'Participation & Performance' in a sporting activity, 'Officiating and Organising' a sporting competition, and 'Development of Coaching' skills.Other elements of the course are taught alongside the course to develop a wider set of skills, including; communication, entrepreneurial, employability, exercise leadership.

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Active iQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing NPA Sport & Fitness: Team Sport G9CJ 45


Full-time further education programme, 3 days per week in College or equivalent blended delivery


Scottish Borders Campus Galashiels, and appropriate local sports facilities

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have a proven interest in Sport/Fitness and have passed subjects at SCQF level 5 (ideally in English, Physical Education and Biology but other subjects are acceptable) .

Progression opportunities

Candidates completing either Sport or Fitness pathway can progress onto an HND in Coaching and Developing Sport or those on the Fitness pathway can work as a gym instructor


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