Fundamentals of Sports Coaching and Fitness (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


Fundamentals of Sports Coaching and Fitness (Level 5) prepares you to work in the Sport, Fitness and Active Leisure industry at a basic level or to continue your studies.

You will play and coach a wide variety of indoor and outdoor sports such as basketball, volleyball, swimming, badminton, gymnastics, football, rugby and athletics.

Throughout your studies, you will gain various recognised National Governing Body awards with specific sports.

Please note: A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required to undertake any coaching placements/work experience which may be included in the course.

Entry Requirements

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

You may 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