Employment Opportunities in Sport and Fitness (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


NQ Employment Opportunities in Sport and Fitness (Level 5) prepares you to work in the Sport, Fitness and Leisure industry at a basic level. It also provides the knowledge required to enable you to progress to NQ Sport and Fitness Level 5 in January.

You will gain practical skills and experience in a variety of sports and exercise contexts.

You will complete and successfully achieve National Governing Body Awards in a variety of Sports and Fitness Activities.

You must be physically fit to undertake the practical elements of the course.

A variety of theoretical and practical sports and exercise subjects from the following:

Indoor sports: including basketball, volleyball, swimming, table tennis gymnastics and badminton; Outdoor sports: including football, rugby, hockey, athletics and american football; Introduction to the theory of coaching and instructing various population groups; Outdoor activities: mountain biking, hill walking, skiing; Nutrition; Exercise skills: including resistance and circuit training, spin classes, boxing and kettle bells

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 4 including an English based subject; or NQ Sport and Fitness (Level 4), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview and pre-entry 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

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 5 or 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level