Sport, fitness, exercise
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  • Start date:   January 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 4


This course is an exciting combination of theory and practical classes providing a basic introduction to a range of sport and fitness subjects.

Students will improve their communication and IT skills to help them progress to higher level courses in sport and fitness. Students will also get the chance to practice a range of sporting specialisms, such as basketball, volleyball and futsal.

Read about Courtney King's West Lothian College experience here

  • What the course includes

    This course includes:

    • Gym based sessions
    • Group exercise
    • Fitness tests
    • Coaching

Why choose this course

You will gain knowledge on topics like nutrition, anatomy, health and safety, and you will also gain experience in our fitness suite, Endurance, as well as building leadership skills on both an individual and team level.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements, however it is important that applicants have a genuine interest in participating in sport and fitness activities

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads

    Education: level 5 sport and fitness course

Interview arrangements

If you are invited for an interview/course information session, plan to be in college for around two hours and bring your practical kit. The interview includes:

  • Course information
  • Group interview
  • Fitness task

Fees, Finance & Funding

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds. Click here to find out more

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.