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Sport and Fitness

Access to HN: Sport and Fitness - January Start

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 6


Why study at West?

Kick start an exciting career in the Sport & Fitness industry at West! Our wide range of courses are delivered across our 3 campuses and externally, partnered with our local sports centres in Renfrewshire, West Dunbartonshire and Inverclyde, offering sector leading fitness facilities.

Our highly qualified lecturing team possess a wide range of extensive industry experience working with a broad and varied category of athletes, sporting activities, client groups and levels from professional to keen enthusiast.

Although our Sport and Fitness courses offer you an alternative to conventional classroom learning, we don’t just cover the physical side of things. You will also gain an extensive range of knowledge and understanding in a variety of disciplines, whilst promoting and enhancing personal skills such as planning, organisation and communication skills. We work closely with industry partners across all three of the campus regions promoting health, fitness and wellbeing, offering live sessions to our community groups. This can only enhance our students experience on their learning journey.

Graduates from our course have gone on to work in the Sport and Fitness industries for many leading organisations across the West of Scotland and beyond.

What will I learn?

This course is designed to give students a more in-depth knowledge and understanding on Sport and Fitness. The course will include:

  • Contemporary Fitness and Exercise Methods
  • Coping Strategies for Mental Health
  • Sports mechanics
  • Sporting Activities
  • Event Planning
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Nutrition

What qualifications do I need?

Completion of Advanced Sport and Fitness and/or 3 National 5 qualifications and 1 Higher.

What can I do after?

On successful completion candidates could apply to NC/HNC Sport and Fitness Courses with us including:

  • HNC Sports Coaching and Development
  • HNC Fitness, Health and Exercise



Programme Information

Start Date: January 2024

Duration: 18 weeks/2.5 days per week

Time: 9.00am-4.00pm

Follow us on Instagram at @sportwcs

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Clydebank Full time SCQF 6
Paisley Full time SCQF 6

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