- National 4 level, Intermediate 1 or Standard Grade Foundation qualifications, preferably including English
- Appropriate life or work experience will also be considered as a suitable entry requirement.
Level 2 (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4/5)
3 days in College
This course will help you develop introductory skills relevant to the sport and leisure industry in order to start a career in this field. It is designed to offer progression towards further academic study or entry level employment within the sport and leisure industry.
You will also develop essential skills that are valued by employers and higher education whils developing a good understanding of the vocational sector.
NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Sport, Exercise & Fitness (broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4/5).
You will be required to purchase the designated training kit/uniform.
If you are studying a full-time non-advanced course (below HNC level), you may be entitled to funding.
Whether you wish to progress in your studies or enter the world of work, North East Scotland College has excellent progression opportunities, with links to eight universities across Scotland and great relationships with industry employers.
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the following courses at North East Scotland College:
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Please note: Course delivery – in response to Covid -19, courses may be delivered through a blend of campus-based classes and/or remote learning. Please check at time of booking. All classroom environments follow strict government social distancing guidelines to ensure the health and safety of students, staff and visitors.
You can apply for a place on this course by completing an online application form, which you can access using the ‘Apply Online’ button. Once completed, this will be received by our Admissions Team who will then process your application.
Completed forms should be signed and returned to us at the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.
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