Access to Sport and Fitness

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This exciting course offers a balance of theory and practical units to improve knowledge and develop personal performance in sport and fitness activities. The sport and fitness staff at Motherwell Campus bring a wealth of practical and academic expertise from the leisure industry to ensure successful progression and access to opportunities for volunteering and governing body awards.




At least Communication at SCQF Level 3.

This course contains practical elements therefore a good level of fitness is required.

Applications may be considered for those who do not meet the minimum entry requirements but who can demonstrate a keen interest in fitness or sport and/or have other relevant prior learning, life or work experience. Each applicant is considered on an individual basis.

Please note:

  • This course is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.
  • All applicants must submit a personal statement and include all qualification details in their application. 

There are opportunities to coach, develop a knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology, gain an understanding of health, safety, personal well-being and develop essential Core Skills required for today’s workplace.

Close links with Scottish National Governing Bodies for sport add value to this exciting and fun course. 

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis using practical assessments, assignments and case studies. There is no final examination.

Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: