Sport and Exercise - (SCQF level 6)


22 Aug 2022


16 Jun 2023

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the Sport & Fitness industry. The course is built around two pathways. Pathway 1 is 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. Pathway 2 is a Sports participation pathway completing a National Progression Award in Team/Individual Sport, learning through the 'Participation & Performance' in a sporting activity, 'Officiating and Organising' in a sporting competition, and the 'Development of Sports Coaching'.

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Active iQ Certificate in Fitness Instructing or 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 and Fitness and have passed subjects at SCQF level 5 (ideally in English, Physical Education and Biology but other subjects are acceptable). Selection may be subject to a Satisfactory Interview Session (Interviews will include Group Practical Session so Interviewee's should bring Practical Kit).

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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