Fitness, Health and Exercise

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus


This course will give you an excellent grounding preparing you for a successful career in the fitness industry either as: an instructor, personal trainer, as well as other occupations that focus on physical activity and/ or health and wellbeing.

The HNC and HND in Fitness, Health and Exercise provides the opportunity to gain membership with Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

Subjects Include:
Working effectively and safely with clients; Exercise and fitness: health and safety management; Exercise physiology and anatomy; Exercise principles and programming; Health screening; Nutrition for fitness, health and exercise; Fitness, health and exercise graded unit 1; First Aid for sport and fitness.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, English, Physical Education or a science subject preferred; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview and/or group information session and practical test.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

HND Fitness, Health and Exercise

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Sport and Fitness

SCQF Level