Sport and Fitness NCGA

What is special about this course?

This is a National Certificate Group Awards (NCGA) programme. This course provides a general introduction to the sport and leisure industries and to fitness, health and exercise. It is a nationally recognised programme and is well designed to lead the candidate into employment opportunities or progression onto a wide range of level 6 courses.

Entry requirements

  • Your commitment to sport should be evident from your personal statement however 3 Standard Grades at 3 or above or 3 National 4 at pass is desirable.
  • Involvement with a sports club is desirable
  • You might be asked to attend an interview.

As well as sports performance units, students will learn -

  • basketball
  • volleyball
  • lifesaving
  • badminton

the course contains elements of -

  • sports coaching
  • sports development
  • physiology
  • personal well-being
  • exercise.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date


How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of the course can lead into the Sport Highers programme at Inverness College UHI, which includes outdoor pursuit or traditional sport options, as well as a range of SQA Highers.

Is there more information available online?

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We are no longer taking applications for 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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