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NC Sport and Fitness SCQF Level 4


Where will I study?

This full-time course will be taught at your local centre.

What qualifications do I need to enrol on this course? Although there are no specific entry requirements for this course applicants must demonstrate a keen interest in sport and fitness or an active involvement within a sport or fitness based organisation. All applications will be subject to an interview.

Will I receive a recognised qualification? Yes, upon completing the course you will achieve an SQA group award at level 4.

How can I continue to develop my skills? When you have successfully completed this course you may progress to higher level study in sports coaching or health and fitness. Alternatively students could consider a Modern Apprenticeship in sports coaching or instructing exercise and fitness.

Why should I consider an NC level course in Sport and Fitness? Do you want learn basic skills and start to gain practical experience in the varied disciplines of sport and fitness? Do you want to enhance your employability skills and career prospects with a recognised qualification which will help to prepare you for a future career in sport and fitness? Do you want to work towards a qualification which will enable you to continue to study at a higher level? If yes, then this course may well be the right course for you. This new NC level course in Sport and Fitness has been designed to develop both practical and core skills whilst gaining hands on experience of the sport and fitness arena. Students will have the opportunity to explore areas such as active session planning, performance nutrition and health and wellbeing. The course also provides the opportunity for a greater understanding of the sport and fitness work environment, preparing students for a career within the industry or further education within the field.

The course will introduce a number of required areas including: • Exercise and fitness • Assisting with activity sessions • Dealing with accidents and emergencies • Performance nutrition, health and wellbeing • Personal fitness Students will also be given the opportunity to study in a range of sport based disciplines such as: Orienteering, Shinty, Swimming, Tennis, Golf, Badminton, Rugby Football, Volleyball, Association Football and Hillwalking.

Argyll College UHI Ltd is a Scottish Charity, SC 026685

Argyll College UHI At Argyll College UHI we apply stateof-the-art information technologies – including high-speed internet access and video conferencing facilities – to allow as many students as possible to study throughout Argyll’s dispersed communities. What’s more, as one of the 13 colleges and research institutions that make up the recently formed University of the Highlands and Islands, we can now offer our students even better access to a wide choice of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. This is in addition to our existing, prolific range of vocational, full and part-time further education courses. Argyll College UHI has 13 centres throughout the Argyll region and you can also look at studying many courses at home if you wish. You choose what you study and how you study it. All Argyll College UHI centres are fully accessible for those students with disabilities

To find out more about this course simply contact your nearest centre. Arran Tel: 01770 600 152 Cairndow Tel: 01546 600 070 Campbeltown Tel: 01631 559 670 Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre Tel: 01631 559 830 Craignish Tel: 01546 600 070 Dunoon Tel: 01369 707 182 Fionnphort Tel: 01681 700 377 Islay Tel: 01496 810 130 Lochgilphead Tel: 01546 600 070 Oban Tel: 01631 559 500 Rothesay Tel: 01700 501 000 Tiree Tel: 01879 220 372 Tobermory Tel: 01688 302 801

NC Sport and Fitness Level 4  

Do you want learn basic skills and start to gain practical experience in the varied disciplines of sport and fitness? Do you want to enhanc...

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