Fitness, Health and Exercise

UHI Inverness


Inverness Campus


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.

The course will introduce you to the fundamental principles of training and science; the interdisciplinary nature of fitness and exercise; and how to involve individuals in their own fitness and health.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above, English and Maths or a science subject preferred; or relevant national qualification at SCQF Level 6. You may be required to attend for interview.

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

On completion of your course you might want to consider employment as an instructor, exercise teacher, fitness adviser or gym supervisor, independently or in a leisure centre, gym or health club.

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Business, Computing and Hospitality

SCQF Level