Sport and Fitness Activities (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus


NQ Sport and Fitness Activities (Level 5) prepares you to work in the leisure industry at a basic level. It also provides the knowledge required to progress to NQ Sport and Fitness Level 5 and NQ Sport and Fitness Activities Level 6.

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

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

Units include: Human Anatomy and Physiology; 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; Outdoor Activities: Mountain Biking, Hill Walking; Core Skills Development (National 5); Nutrition; Exercise Skills including Resistance and Circuit Training. Spin classes, Boxing and Kettle Bells.

Entry Requirements

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

Progression Routes

Further study at SCQF Level 6.

Start Date

August, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

19 weeks


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level