Sport and Fitness (Level 5)

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Broadwood Campus


This dynamic and popular course will develop the communication, teamwork and leadership skills needed for success at work in today’s leisure industry. The range of practical and theory units and opportunities for governing body awards will develop coaching skills in sport and fitness activities.

You'll learn skills and gain knowledge from the following areas:

Human Physiology; Nutrition; Health and Wellbeing; Contemporary Fitness and Exercise Training Methods; Teamwork; Leadership; Volunteering opportunities; Sporting Activities, e.g. Badminton, Handball, Volleyball, Basketball or Football.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5; English and Physical Education preferred. Or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview may be required. Personal Statement is required.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

NQ Higher Sport/Fitness; NQ Higher – Football Performance

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level