Introduction to Sport, Leisure and Fitness

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus, Fraserburgh Campus


This course is aimed at those who are interested in working in the sport and fitness industry, and will provide you with a good understanding of leisure, health and wellbeing. Throughout the course you will be given the opportunity to build a wide range of vocational skills whilst boosting your confidence and enhancing your practical performance. The course consists of two group awards: Intermediate 1 Skills for Work: Sport and Recreation and a National Progression Award in Sporting Events: Personal Best. In addition you will also undertake a Sports Leadership qualification from Sports Leaders UK.

On this course you will study personal fitness and wellbeing, sports performance and how to deal with accidents and emergencies. You will take part in a wide variety of practical work, where you will develop your skills in sports such as indoor football, table tennis, badminton and volleyball.

Entry Requirements

Subjects at National 4

Progression Routes

NC Sport and Fitness

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level