Fitness, Physical Activity and Health (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


NQ Fitness, Physical Activity and Health (Level 5) course is designed to introduce you to Sport and Exercise training at a basic level which will prepare you for entry to NQ Sport and Fitness Activities at Level 6 (January start). You will gain practical skills and experience in a variety of sports and exercise contexts.

You will have an opportunity to gain various fitness industry qualifications, such as Pool Lifeguard, Emergency First Aid and SportsScotland Coach Connect Series.

You will visit local gyms and fitness facilities to participate in various exercise trends. You will also have an opportunity to work with our Active Campus Coordinator to deliver fitness activities which will enhance your CV.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4, preferably including English, or NQ Fitness, Physical Activity and Health (Level 4), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview and pre-entry test.

Progression Routes

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 6.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level