Pathway to Fitness and Coaching Sports

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This exciting and highly practical six month taster course is based on a Sports Coaching and Fitness framework offering a balance of theory and practical units to improve knowledge and personal performance in sport and fitness activities. You will be assessed on an ongoing basis using practical assessments, assignments and case studies.  There is no final examination.

Successful students receive membership to all North Lanarkshire Leisure Centres throughout the duration of the course and College Kit.



Applications should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in fitness or sport and/or have other relevant prior learning, life or work experience. This course contains practical elements therefore a good level of fitness is required.

All applicants must submit a personal statement and include all qualification details within their application. 


There are opportunities to learn to participate and coach a variety of sports, 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. This course is high on sport and fitness participation and will improve your skills and fitness in a variety of areas.