Higher Sport and Fitness

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Broadwood Campus


This course will develop your coaching capabilities and enhance your fitness knowledge through a blend of sport and fitness-related units. It can be an ideal progression route from Sport and Fitness at Level 5 to HNC Coaching or HNC Fitness programmes.

You will apply teamwork and leadership skills in a variety of practical situations and develop your own participation and performance skills. You will also have the opportunity for career-enhancing National Governing Body and Fitness Industry-related awards.

The NQ comprises of practical sessions, lectures and group work delivered by vastly experienced sport and fitness professionals at both Broadwood Football Stadium (Broadwood Campus, Cumbernauld) and Motherwell campus.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 preferably including English. Higher Physical Education would be an advantage. Or NQ Sport and Fitness, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview may be required. Personal Statement is required.

You would require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details.

Progression Routes

HNC in Coaching and Developing Sport or HNC Fitness Health and Exercise

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level