Access to Sport, Fitness and Uniformed Services SCQF Level 4

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and understanding for access into our full-time SCQF Level 5 programme.

Range of sport and fitness topics covered:

  • Working in Industry 
  • First aid qualification
  • Volunteering in the community
  • You will gain industry Coaching awards 

You will be required to carry out voluntary work as part of this award. 

During this course you will engage with a number of local employers in the sport, fitness and uniformed service industry. This will enhance your employment skills and may create opportunities for paid employment.

Entry requirements

No Entry requirements.

During the 18 weeks of study, you will gain the required knowledge and skills in a variety of Sport and Fitness topics which will allow you to progress directly into our Coaching and Performance (SCQF Level 5) Programme. 

Face-to-face units you will study include:

  • Badminton
  • Introduction to coaching 
  • First Aid
  • Uniformed services: Working in teams
  • Introduction to fitness
  • Uniformed services: Health, safety, fitness and wellbeing 

Throughout this course you will be given adequate opportunity to improve your leadership and communication skills. You will also complete online modules that will prepare you for your future studies and enhance your employment skills.  


You will require PE kit including indoor trainers, tracksuit bottoms or shorts and a suitable t-shirt. You will also require a stopwatch and whistle. This will be covered in your student bursary, if eligible.

Important:  Funding information

If you are in receipt of any DWP benefits - Please note attendance on this programme may affect your entitlement. Please contact student services for further information and advice about sources of funding.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Some of the units on this course will be delivered face to face in the classroom and in our sport and fitness facilities, and some will be solely online.

How long will my course last?

18 Weeks

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

24th January 2022


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Successful completion of all 8 assessed credits is required to progress on to SCQF Level 5 Sport courses in September 2022.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Access to Sport, Fitness and Uniformed Services SCQF Level 4

I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray 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.