Sport and Active Leisure

Forth Valley College


Falkirk Campus


This is a vocational based course, which provides the student with the opportunity to operate within a live working sports and fitness environment, whilst also studying relevant units with leisure facility operations. This is an ideal course for candidates who wish to get a first step into leisure/sports facility management and combine their studies with practical work experience. Please note, there will be a requirement for candidates to work across all of Forth Valley College's campus gyms in Falkirk, Stirling and Alloa as part of their work experience.

Customer care; Leisure equipment maintenance; Health and safety in sporting environment; Dealing with accidents and emergencies; Activity preparation and planning; Body conditioning; First aid;
Core skills; Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing; Circuit Training; Resistance Training

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4, English and Physical Education preferred. Interview. All students will be expected to purchase materials required for course study including practical activity clothing.

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 Sport and Fitness (Level 5)

Start Date





at SCQF Level 4

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level