Introduction to Sport and Exercise Studies (Level 5)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


If you have an ambition to work in the sport and leisure industry this course is ideal. You'll gain formal qualifications allowing you to progress to further study or begin a career in the industry. The course is intensive you’ll participate in both theory and practical elements and develop a broad range of knowledge and basic skills in sport and exercise. During the course all candidates will be given the option to discuss the most appropriate progression route for them where the focus is very much on giving candidates the skills required to progress to further study.

Course includes:
Sporting activities; Basic nutrition; Anatomy and exercise; First aid; Fitness programming; Resistance circuits and cardiovascular training.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4, preferably including English and a science subject . Interview and practical test.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC/D

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level