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This course will provide the skills for young people who may not currently have the confidence, social skills or academic achievement to successfully apply for Level 4/5 courses within Sports and Fitness. Applicants would benefit from a year in Access and Progression to enhance their core skills alongside social, emotional and behavioural skills. The students would benefit from smaller class sizes and the wraparound support the department offers in order to better prepare them for mainstream education.


There are no minimum requirements however it would be recommended applicants are currently working at SCQF Level 3 and show a willingness to succeed and progress within a Sports and Fitness Environment. This course is suitable for a wide range of students including those with Additional Support Needs (ASN) and students who may have become disengaged from education. The course is aimed at 16-24-year olds, however, all applications will be considered.


On this course, you will learn:

  • Boxing Therapy
  • Football Therapy
  • Personal Development Self Awareness
  • Digital Literacy
  • PE an activity approach
  • Taking Part in an Individual Activity
  • Sports Health and Safety
  • First Aid
  • Sports Mentoring
  • Leisure Activities
  • Tutorial Support
  • Sports employability
  • Intro to UES
  • Sports Officiating: An Intro 
  • Exercise & Fitness an Intro 
  • Sporting Activities - An Intro
Where can I go from here?

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