Advanced Certificate: Sport and Fitness (Fitness)

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


Transform your passion for sport, coaching and fitness into a rewarding career supporting and motivating others to develop and realise their potential. This course will introduce and develop the knowledge and skills required for progression to HN Fitness, Health and Exercise. This will include a range of practical and theoretical units encompassing fitness industry practice, knowledge of nutrition and exercise psychology, and conditioning for sport. The course also includes a certified National Progression Award in Exercise and Fitness Leadership.

You will study:
Planning Personal Fitness Exercise and Fitness; Circuits; Exercise and Fitness: CV Training; Exercise and Fitness: Fixed Weights; Exercise and Fitness: Free Weights; Nutrition and Health Research; Behaviour change; Sports Mechanics; Sporting Activity Volleyball; National Progression Award in Exercise and Fitness Leadership.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

You may 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

Relevant HNC/D

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level