Welcome to our training and learning programme!

If you’re thinking of starting a career in leisure, health and fitness or want to develop your skills further, Active Stirling’s wide range of courses and qualifications will help you make the next step in your career.

Whether you’d like to be a Pool Lifeguard, take your passion for fitness to the next level and become a Gym Instructor, or Personal Trainer, or become a First Aider we have the right course for you.

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, you will enjoy and learn in a friendly environment, which makes us great people to learn with – so join our learning community now!



  • 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

Having a career in leisure, health and fitness is both fun and rewarding. The qualifications we offer at Active Stirling will provide you with an excellent opportunity to learn from experienced tutors and assessors and build knowledge to be job ready to help others be safe and healthy, or progress on to higher level qualifications.

Ryan Conlon, Active Stirling’s Group Fitness and Training Manager

Find our range of courses and how to apply here

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