Active Stirling’s training and learning programme will help you make the next steps in your career!
2024 Training courses are now available!

Are you looking to further your skills and develop a career in the Fitness and Leisure Industry? We can help you get started.

The fitness and leisure industry is a dynamic sector. If you’re passionate about promoting health and fitness and strive to help others lead a healthier lifestyle, this industry might be the perfect fit for your career aspirations.

We have many courses and qualifications to help you get started. We’ll guide you through the essential steps to kickstart your journey and develop a career in health and fitness that can lead to exciting career opportunities.


Before you dive in, take some time and think about what your personal interests are within fitness and leisure.

Do you want to help people achieve their fitness goals, learn how to become a Pool Lifeguard and understand the skills required to provide poolside supervision or become a First Aider and learn the important lifesaving skills and provide first aid assistance within the workplace?

Here at Active Stirling, we have a wide range of courses and qualifications to help you get started. All our courses are recognised and awarded by Active IQ and regulated by Ofqual within the Active Leisure sector, STA and SQA accredited - that’s why our training programme has excellent certified courses to suit your budget and needs.

Our trainers are supportive, and you will enjoy learning in a friendly environment, which makes us great people to learn with – so why not join our learning community!


  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
  • Active IQ level 3 Diploma in Personal Training


  • Safety Training Award (STA) level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding


  • Safety Training Award (STA) First Aid at Work
  • Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Emergency First Aid at Work

While learning at Active Stirling, our Tutors and Assessors will ensure you will learn in a way that suits your needs and assist you on your learning journey to meet your goals.

Ryan Conlon, Active Stirling Group Fitness and Training Manager

You can find all our courses here