NQ Sport and Fitness - Level 5

This course is designed to prepare students for entry to the Sport and Exercise industry at a basic level or as preparation to NC Sport and Exercise (Higher). The emphasis is on gaining practical skills and experience in a variety of sports and exercise contexts.

A PVG will be required to undertake any coaching placements / work experience which may be included in the course.

This course contains practical elements and you should ensure that you are physically fit enough to undertake the practical elements of the course. 

Course content

A variety of theoretical and practical sports and exercise subjects including: 

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Indoor Sports: including Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming including GB coaching awards where appropriate
  • Introduction to the theory of Coaching and Instructing
  • Outdoor activities: Mountain Biking, Hill Walking. 
  • Core Skills (National 5)
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise including resistance and circuit training

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Three passes at National 4, preferably one which should be English, or
  • Three standard grades or 3 Intermediate 1 passes, preferably one which should be English, or
  • Any relevant level 4 course such as Introduction to Sport (level 4)
  • Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience
  • Entry will be by interview, assignment and 2 acceptable reference to determine suitability for this course. 
Selection Process Information

Progression routes

This course is designed to articulate with various SCQF Level 6 courses such as Sport and Fitness; Sports Therapy; Fitness and Exercise. 

Former students have accessed employment as Leisure Centre Attendants. 

SCQF level

5

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

5

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

 
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Contact us

Anniesland Campus
T: 0141 357 6071
E: aharwood@glasgowclyde.ac.uk or

hwanniesland@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

Langside Campus
T: 0141 272 3779
E: jhope@glasgowclyde.ac.uk  or

hwlangside@glasgowclyde.ac.uk

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