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Health, Fitness and Sport Performance NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Sport & Fitness, Hospitality and Leisure

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

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.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English; OR
  • NQ/NC qualification at SCQF level 5 in a Sports related subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You’ll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you’re interested in this subject area.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Badminton.
  • Volleyball.
  • Basketball.
  • 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.

After the course

Careers

This course can prepare you for a career as a local authority sports attendant, community worker, or youth club assistant.

Continuing Study

After this course, you could progress to an HND Fitness, Health and Exercise or other HN sports-related courses within the City of Glasgow College. 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome