Sport Coaching and Performance Pathway (Football, Fitness or Multi-Sports) (Level 5)

UHI Moray


Main campus


The world of sport and fitness offers a wide range of exciting and satisfying careers across coaching, fitness, outdoor adventure tourism and health promotion.

The aim of this course is to provide you with a background knowledge of duties in the sport and fitness industry. As well as gaining educational skills, you will also participate in a work placement over the year to enhance your employability skills. The placement will be carried out in one of the three areas; football, fitness or multi-sport.

You will have opportunity to explore several aspects of sport and fitness studies in a theoretical and practical way.

This course will provide opportunities to visit local and regional leisure facilities. It will also give you the opportunity to participate in a residential trip at the end of the academic year.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including Physical Education, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4.

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

Sport and Fitness at SCQF Level 6, or employment at a leisure club or hotel.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Business, Leisure and Tourism

SCQF Level