Personal Fitness Development (Level 5)

West Lothian College


This course is for anyone wanting a career in the fitness industry. You will gain practical skills and experiences in a range of sport and exercise disciplines.

The course includes:
Sports mechanics; Sports injuries; Contemporary fitness; Anatomy; Leadership; An introduction to gym instructor; Mental health and wellbeing.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English. Interview. Fitness test and written test.

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

Fitness and Sports Development (Level 6) or other Level 6 courses at West Lothian College

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level