Sport, Fitness and Maritime




Maritime Skills

By combining SQA and RYA / MCA certification in this Maritime Skills course, students will receive a very comprehensive introduction to the maritime industries, plus additional internationally recognised certificates.

This Course has been specifically designed to provide candidates with opportunities to develop the general and practical skills, knowledge and understanding and employability skills needed to work in the sector. Theoretical shore based studies and practical activities afloat and will give students an insight into workings of the maritime industries - which includes commercial sea fishing, the Royal Navy, the Merchant Navy, Maritime Search and Rescue, marine leisure / sailing, commercial sea fishing, aquaculture, ports and harbour industries.

Locations: Helensburgh, Lochgilphead, Oban


Sport and Fitness


Sport and Fitness NC


  • Introduction to Contemporary Fitness and Exercise Training Methods
  • Developing Leadership with Physical Activities
  • Human Anatomy, Physiology and Physical Activity
  • Communication
  • IT
  • Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing
  • Teamwork Through Sport and Recreation Activity

In addition, the students will undertake a range of other units. See course page for further details.

Locations: Campbeltown, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Islay, Lochgilphead, Oban, Rothesay

Fitness, Health and Exercise HNC

If you have a passion for health and fitness and would like to teach others the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, the HNC Fitness, Health and Exercise will give you the appropriate skills and training to work in a range of roles within the health and fitness industry.

You will study principles and programming; fitness testing and assessment; first aid; sports injury; leadership and personal effectiveness; anatomy and exercise physiology; and nutrition, diet and weight control.

Locations: Dunoon, Helensburgh, Lochgilphead, Oban, Rothesay