HND Fitness, Health and Exercise (Year 2)

Course Content

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an exercise professional in a variety of contexts. Specific aims of the HND are to increase awareness of the interdisciplinary nature of fitness and health, developing skills in exercise application and leadership. This course will develop an understanding of the role of fitness, health and exercise in contemporary society and the need to involve participants fully in their own fitness and health development. Learners have the opportunity to work with a host of industry partners through placement opportunities within the course. Delivery is split between Arbroath and Gardyne campuses.

Entry Requirements

HNC in Fitness, Health and Exercise (15 credits). Satisfactory reference may be required. PVG Scheme Membership is a mandatory requirement for placement.

Method of Assessment

Variety of on-going assessments: practical performance, written assignments, presentations, portfolio, exams, placement & fitness session delivery.

Future Prospects

Successful completion could lead to 3rd year sports and exercise science degree programmes at various universities. Career opportunities with private, local authority, national organisations within the industry.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    22 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    34 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Sport & Fitness

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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