Health, Fitness and Sport Performance

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course will give you a range of practical and theory-based skills in health, fitness and sports. Your ability to plan, coach and play sports will be developed, including leading exercise and fitness sessions. You'll develop a knowledge of the world of work, gaining volunteering and employability skills and experiences.

The course covers a range of SQA Level 6 units which allow a clear progression pathway to HN level study, or other further education courses.

You'll study:
Badminton; Volleyball; Aquatics; Fitness Training; Human Physiology; First Aid; Sports Mechanics; An Introduction to Sports Therapy.

You'll develop employability skills through:
Communication; Volunteering; Employment visits and speakers.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. You will be invited for interview.

Progression Routes

HND Fitness Health and Exercise, HND Sports Therapy or other relevant HND.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level