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Sport and Fitness

Developing Sport Performance - November Start

  • Campuses

    • Greenock Waterfront
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Greenock Waterfront
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


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?

Subjects studied will include :

  • How to Improve and Analyse Individual Performance
  • How to Improve and Analyse Fitness Levels
  • Understanding Technical and Tactical Play
  • Range Of Fitness Training Methods
  • How Your Body Works In Relation to Performance
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Opportunities for Further Study at a Higher Level

What qualifications do I need?

You will need three passes at National 5 level, preferably to include English or a Science subject

Relevant level of participation.

What can I do after?

Although this course is primarily aimed towards progression within sport, there is also the opportunity to progress onto the HNC Coaching or HNC Fitness courses.

Additionally, it may be possible to gain employment in positions such as a Sports Leader or a Sports Coach Assistant.



Programme Information

Start: November

End: June

Duration:1 Year

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Study options

Campus Mode Level
Greenock Waterfront Full time SCQF 5

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